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Headwater riparian forest-floor invertebrate communities associated with alternative forest management practices.Author(s): J.J. Rykken; A.R. Moldenke; D.H. Olson
Source: Ecological applications. 17(40): 1168-1183
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionInvertebrate communities were characterized in unmanaged headwaters, and the effects of clearcutting without buffers and with buffers of approximately 30 m was examined. A near-stream community was distinct and largely retained by the buffers. Elevation, location, and microclimate were predictors of community structure.
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CitationRykken, J.J.; Moldenke, A.R.; Olson, D.H. 2007. Headwater riparian forest-floor invertebrate communities associated with alternative forest management practices. Ecological applications. 17(40): 1168-1183
KeywordsInvertebrates, headwaters, riparian buffers
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