Forest Ecology and Management, March 1, 2013, Vol.291, p.396(8)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.11.021 Byline: Fritz Kleinschroth (a), Caspar Schoning (b), James B. Kung'u (c), Ingo Kowarik (a), Arne Cierjacks (a) Keywords: Logging; Mountain forest; Mount Kenya; Regeneration; Root sucker; Seedling Abstract: a* Regeneration in Ocotea usambarensis is low 10years after logging cessation. a* Small trees are absent in formerly heavily logged areas. a* Root suckers are more abundant than seedlings. a* Vegetative regeneration and historical logging are negatively correlated. a* Enrichment plantings are recommended for forest recovery. Author Affiliation: (a) Department of Ecology, Ecosystem Science/Plant Ecology, Technische Universitat Berlin, Rothenburgstr. 12, 12165 Berlin, Germany (b) Functional Biodiversity, Dahlem Centre of Plant Sciences, Institut fur Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Konigin-Luise-Str. 1-3, 14195 Berlin, Germany (c) Department of Environmental Sciences, Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya Article History: Received 21 July 2012; Revised 13 November 2012; Accepted 18 November 2012
Timber ; Logging ; Ecosystems
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