Dynamics of leaf litter humidity, depth and quantity: two restoration strategies failed to mimic ground microhabitat conditions of a low montane and premontane forest in Costa Rica

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Zaidett Barrientos;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Journal: issn: 0034-7744, eissn: 2215-2075
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15517/rbt.v60i3.1756
  • Subject: profundidad de hojarasca | cantidad de hojarasca | complejidad estructural de hojarasca | leaf litter quantity | leaf litter depth | complejidad estructural de hojarasca. | humedad de hojarasca | QH301-705.5 | leaf litterstructural complexity | leaf litter structural complexity | evaluación de estrategias de restauración | restoration strategies evaluation | leaf litter humidity | Biology (General)

Little is known about how restoration strategies affect aspects like leaf litter’s quantity, depth and humidity. I analyzed leaf litter’s quantity, depth and humidity yearly patterns in a primary tropical lower montane wet forest and two restored areas: a 15... View more