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Effects of prescribed burning in Missouri Ozark upland forests
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Prescribed fire is used in Missouri to achieve various silvicultural goals, but the use of burning in upland Ozark forests raises many questions that research has yet to answer. The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of prescribed...
Fuel management considerations in Caribbean pine forests of the mountain pine ridge of Belize, Central America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
Situated within the Maya Mountains of Central America, the Mountain Pine Ridge (MPR) ecosystem encompasses approximately 76,000ha (107,000 acres) within the country of Belize. Dominated by Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea), ...
A multi-dimensional investigation into the effects of flooding on the physical, chemical and biotic properties of riparian soils
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
flooding. Simulated floods were created under greenhouse and field laboratory settings to assess these changes as well as the effect of soil chemistry changes on germination and seedling growth. In addition, riparian forests in northwest Missouri were...
An ecological study of American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) in the Missouri Ozark Highlands: effects of herbivory and harvest, ecological characterization and wild simulated cultivation
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Matrix population analysis was used to analyze eight years of demographic data from six American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) populations in east-central Missouri to examine effects of herbivory by white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimm...
Ambrosia beetle habitat use, host use, and influence on early wood colonizing microbes in an oak-hickory forest
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Knowledge of how exotic ambrosia beetles influence microbe communities and how forest characteristics affect ambrosia beetle abundance will improve policy and management...