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    Author(s): Irene M. Unger; Rose-Marie Muzika
    Date: 2008
    Source: In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 565-579.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    The success of riparian forest restoration efforts depends in part on an understanding of the relationship between soil characteristics and vegetation patterns and how these change with site conditions. To examine these relationships for floodplains in northern Missouri, we chose three unchannelized streams as study areas. A sampling grid was established at two plots within each site for characterization of understory vegetation and collection of soil samples for chemical analysis. Microtopographical characterization was conducted using standard survey equipment.

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    Unger, Irene M.; Muzika, Rose-Marie 2008. Influence of microtopography on soil chemistry and understory riparian vegetation. In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 565-579.

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