Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Willow Glen II, San Jose Marriott
COS 56 - Restoration ecology in forest habitats: Methods and approaches
1:30 PMThe holes-digging method for promoting vegetation restoration
Yuping Hou, Sun Yat-Sen University, Longsheng Yu, Sun Yat-Sen University, Baoming Chen, Sun Yat-Sen University, Shaolin Peng, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guanfeng Liang, Macao Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau
1:50 PMNurse plants for increasing Abies religiosa survival and growth: Consequences for Monarch Butterfly (Dannaus plexipus) habitat restoration
Arnulfo Blanco-García, National University (Mexico) or Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Roberto Lindig-Cisneros, National University (Mexico) or Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
2:10 PMPrediction of unknown potential natural vegetation in heavily disturbed area based on a community assembly rule
Fumito Koike, Yokohama National University, Yoshiko Kobayashi, Yokohama National University, Koji Kato, Yokohama National University
2:30 PMChanges in root morphology and function after clipping the main root of Quercus suber seedlings
Jordi Cortina, University of Alicante, Carlos Garcia-Nuñez, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Los Andes, Esther Rubio, University of Alicante, Encarnacion Hernandez, University of Alicante and CEAM Foundation, Alberto Vilagrosa, CEAM Foundation
2:50 PMEarly effects of site preparation on the native ground layer vegetation of a hydric soil in North Carolina, USA
Benjamin O. Knapp, USDA Forest Service, Joan L. Walker, USDA Forest Service, Susan Cohen, USDA Forest Service, Andrea M. Silletti, USDA Forest Service
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMAssessment of precommercial thinning as a restoration tool for coast redwood-Douglas-fir forests
Jesse F. Plummer, Humboldt State University, Christopher R. Keyes, Humboldt State University
3:40 PMFactors affecting subcanopy growth following variable-density thinning in second-growth conifer forests on the Olympic Peninsula in Western Washington
Emily J. Comfort, Mississippi State University, Scott D. Roberts, Mississippi State University, Constance A. Harrington, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
4:00 PMEffects of light on the restoration of the American chestnut to the forests of Mammoth Cave National Park
Albert J. Meier, Western Kentucky University, Jonathan L. Bowers, Western Kentucky University
4:20 PMSimulating changes in forest structure and light availability in response to different thinning approaches
Douglas G. Sprugel, University of Washington, Katherine A. Grieve, University of Washington, Charles B. Halpern, University of Washington

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