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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...
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...