Tree-fall gaps and patterns of tree recruitment and growth in Andean old-growth forests in south-central Chile

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González,Mauro E; Donoso,Pablo J; Szejner,Paul;
  • Publisher: Universidad Austral de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4067/S0717-92002015000300006
  • Subject: regeneration dynamics | gap-makers | growth releases | gap-phase regeneration mode

Canopy gaps have been recognized as an important process in the regeneration dynamics of Andean old-growth forests (ca. 40° S). The objectives of the study were to determine main tree-fall gap attributes and to assess tree recruitment and growth patterns in tree-fall ga... View more