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1 September 2011 Short Communication: Aspen forest overstory relations to understory production
Shawna E. LaRade, Edward W. Bork
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LaRade, S. E. and Bork, E. W. 2011. Short Communication: Aspen forest overstory relations to understory production. Can. J. Plant Sci. 91: 847-851. We examined the relationship between aspen cover and understory production across two topographic positions and two management systems within the Aspen Parkland of eastern Alberta. Understory biomass typically declined with increasing overstory, with greater yield losses on north-facing forests than bottomlands. Browse often compensated for herbage loss, and limited evidence of facilitative growth was observed.

Shawna E. LaRade and Edward W. Bork "Short Communication: Aspen forest overstory relations to understory production," Canadian Journal of Plant Science 91(5), 847-851, (1 September 2011). https://doi.org/10.1139/CJPS2011-051
Received: 21 March 2011; Accepted: 1 May 2011; Published: 1 September 2011
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KEYWORDS
Aspen removal
biomasse des herbages
browse
competition
concurrence
emplacement topographique
espèces de broutage
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