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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 ...
Methane emission from irrigated rice cultivation: Quantities, models and practice
Three experiments focused on the contribution of rice productivity to methane emission were conducted in Texas flooded rice paddy soils during 1994-95 growing seasons. Measurements of methane emission from different rice ...
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 ...