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Sapling growth and recruitment as affected by flooding and canopy gap formation in a river floodplain forest in southeast Texas
I used sapling population data collected since 1980 to investigate how canopy disturbance interacts with chronic understory disturbance to determine regeneration patterns. I reconstructed flooding history using a combination ...
Effects of fire on vegetation in the Big Thicket of southeastern Texas, United States of America
This study shows that fire had a strong short-term effect on the small-sized individuals in the understory of two dry upland vegetation types, sandhill and upland pine. Large trees were less affected than saplings and small ...