Tree seedling survivorship, growth, and allocation in the Cross Timbers ecotone of Oklahoma, USA

@article{Myster2009TreeSS,
  title={Tree seedling survivorship, growth, and allocation in the Cross Timbers ecotone of Oklahoma, USA},
  author={Randall W. Myster},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={205},
  pages={193-199}
}
In order to better understand tree dynamics and maintenance of the ecotone between eastern deciduous forest and tallgrass prairie, I planted seedlings of five different species into a Cross Timbers area in North West Oklahoma for one-year. The seedlings were planted in four different patch-types under two different herbivore treatments. I found that (1) out of the original 200 seedlings, 58 survived after one-year with lacebark elm (Ulmus parrifolia), osage orange (Maclura pomifera), and… CONTINUE READING