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Käller, Anna, 2001. Vegetation-environment interactions in a boreonemoral forest in east central Sweden. SLU, Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, Uppsala. Uppsala: SLU, Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

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Abstract

The purposes of this study were to describe the vegetation, and to find out how vegetation
and environment interact in a boreo-nemoral forest in east central Sweden, and to use the
species data set to evaluate a newly produced and earlier not evaluated species
composition prediction model. The importance of different environmental variables on the
species composition and variation was investigated and analysed using multivariate
methods. The most important variables for the species composition in this area were tree
crown cover, shade and soil moisture. However, much of the variation was not explained
by the environmental variables used in this study. Ellenberg indicator indices for pH,
nitrogen content, light and soil moisture gave a low correlation to measured values. The
prediction model failed to predict the species composition in the area.

Main title:Vegetation-environment interactions in a boreonemoral forest in east central Sweden
Authors:Käller, Anna
Supervisor:Grandin, Ulf
Examiner:UNSPECIFIED
Series:UNSPECIFIED
Volume/Sequential designation:2001:13
Year of Publication:2001
Level and depth descriptor:Other
Student's programme affiliation:NATMP Natural Resources Programme 240 HEC
Supervising department:(NL, NJ) > Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-15432
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-s-15432
Subjects:Forestry - General aspects
Language:English
Deposited On:08 Oct 2020 14:47
Metadata Last Modified:09 Oct 2020 01:01

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