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The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

Ecology, Silviculture, and Restoration (Springer Series on Environmental Management)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsShibu Jose (Editor), Eric J. Jokela (Editor), Deborah L. Miller (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7445194M
ISBN 100387296557
ISBN 109780387296555

Its range was defined by the frequent widespread fires that occurred throughout the southeast. The region is characterized by deep, infertile sands deposited by a prehistoric sea, with generally arid conditions. Google Scholar Gates, C. Google Scholar Bailey, M. Reptiles and amphibians in the endangered longleaf pine ecosystem.

During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Google Scholar Frost, C. Other plants trap small insects on flat sticky leaves before slowly digesting them. The preserve was established by M.

The timber cutters gradually moved across the South; by the s, most of the "limitless" virgin longleaf pine forests were gone. The status and distribution of the gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus. At the peak of the timber cutting in the s and first decade of the new century, the longleaf pine forests of the Sandhills were providing millions of board feet of timber each year. Alytes — Ewel, pp. Google Scholar Ashton, R.


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The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem Download PDF Ebook

Years afterward the tree itself would become weak and sensitive to wind storms. J Herpetol — Its range was defined by the frequent widespread fires that occurred throughout the southeast.

Germination of the longleaf pine occurs within a week or two. Seller Inventory APC Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. At this period, it was realized that decline in the ecosystem was eminent through the bare landscape with little regeneration of longleaf The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem book.

Jones Center researchers also contributed to a number of chapters. Google Scholar Barlow, C. Babbitt, pp 62— Mac, pp. Longleaf pine seeds are large and nutritious, forming a significant food source for birds notably the brown-headed nuthatch and other wildlife.

Habitat use, movements, and home range in two species of ratsnakes genus Elaphe in The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem book north Florida sand hill. Google Scholar Dorcas, M. Google Scholar Baker, W.

In North American Terrestrial Vegetation, eds. While promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics STEM subjects, students are provided opportunities for inquiry, investigation, and innovation by gaining a better understanding and knowledge of their natural surroundings.

Google Scholar Aresco, M. CrossRef Google Scholar. Both soil moisture conditions and full sun are critical to these plants. Deborah L. Bioscience 50 8 — Google Scholar Dodd, C. Newsl Gopher Tortoise Counc 21 1 Wildfireignited by lightning from summer thunderstorms, also played a role in the ecosystem.

Google Scholar Anonymous. New York: Basic Books. Google Scholar Dundee, H. Learn more about multiple-value management. Google Scholar Cerulean, S. With this push in demand, marked the peak of longleaf pine lumber production. Plant Ecol — The early successional understory layer of legumes and herbs maintained by periodic fire produces lots of hard seed that supports a diverse wildlife population.

Google Scholar Bennett, D. Alytes —Sep 08,  · longleaf pine–grassland system is what ecologists call a fire-climax community; the species in this ecosystem are not only resistant to fire but also dependent upon it. Historically the resinous longleaf needles, along with an understory that usually contained highly flammable wiregrass, carried lightning-set and anthropogenic ground fires throughout the entire range of the forest.

Covering 92 million acres from Virginia to Texas, the longleaf pine ecosystem was, in its prime, one of the most extensive and biologically diverse ecosystems in North America.

Today these magnificent forests have declined to a fraction of their original extent, threatening such species as the gopher tortoise, the red-cockaded woodpecker, and.

The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem : Ecology, Silviculture, and Restoration

The Longleaf Pine ecosystem is considered the sixth most biodiverse area in the continental U.S. Less than 2% of the original longleaf pine ecosystem remains intact today.

As such, Nokuse Plantation is the perfect place to educate students on the importance of biodiversity and to encourage conservation, preservation, and restoration.The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem unites pdf The Longleaf Pine Ecosystem book of current information on the ecology, silviculture, and restoration of this pdf.

The book also includes a discussion of the significant historical, social, and political aspects of ecosystem management, making it a valuable resource for students, land managers, ecologists, private landowners, government agencies, consultants, and the forest products industry.Jun 01,  · Spatial ecology and restoration of the longleaf pine ecosystem [Chapter 12], in S Jose, EJ Jokela, and DL Miller eds., Longleaf pine ecosystem: ecology, silviculture, and restoration.

New York, Springer, Springer Series on Environmental Management, p. Ebook 14,  · Providing ecological information about population and community processes that affect restoration of longleaf pine woodlands and at risk native plant species.

Providing practices, strategies, and models that quantify and predict the influence of management on maintaining and restoring longleaf pine ecosystems.