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Survival and growth of native and alien woody seedlings in open and understory environments

Author(s): N. L. Sanford, R. A. Harrington and J. H. Fownes

Month: Sep
Year: 2003

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Forest Ecology and Management
Volume: 183
Issue: 1-3
Pages: 377-385

Article Topic(s): Invasive species,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Viburnum dentatum (Southern arrowwood),

Abstract

Compares the growth of invasive and native species in open and understory environments. Growth in open and understory conditions varied among the species. Results indicate that release from physiological constraints does not explain the success of invasive species.

Suggested Citation

N. L. Sanford, R. A. Harrington and J. H. Fownes. "Survival and growth of native and alien woody seedlings in open and understory environments." Forest Ecology and Management 183.1-3 (2003): 377-385.

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ISSN: 0378-1127
DOI: 10.1016/s0378-1127(03)00141-5

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