Canopy Gap Characteristics of an Oak-Beech-Maple Old-Growth Forest in Northeastern Ohio
Weiskittel, Aaron R.; Hix, David M. (2003-09)
Forests are gap-driven systems as openings within the tree canopy directly influence species composition, structure, and regeneration. Most gap studies have occurred in small, mesic, old-growth remnants. This study sought ...
Ineffectiveness of Sulfur-Based Odors as Nesting Deterrents Against European Starlings
White, Randolph J.; Blackwell, Bradley F. (2003-12)
Sulfurous volatiles have been shown to elicit avoidance behavior by snow geese (Chen caerulescens Linnaeus), possibly because of their association with potentially toxic levels of selenium in some plant species. We questioned ...
The Orientation of Beavers (Castor Canadensis) When Cutting Trees
Raffel, Thomas R.; Gatz, A. John (2003-12)
We studied patterns in the orientation of cutting when beavers (Castor canadensis) cut trees around Alum Creek Lake in central Ohio. For 462 trees, we measured the slope at the base of the tree, the orientation of the cut ...
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