Forest continuity in relation to dispersal capacity of species.

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Abstract

Indicator species are often used to detect forest with a long temporal continuity. However, only species restricted to such forests because of their poor dispersal capacity should be used as continuity indicators. The dispersal capacity of one species suggested as a continuity indicator, the lichen Lobaria pulmonaria has been studied recently in southern Sweden. The results of that study suggest that L. pulmonaria has very poor long-range dispersal capacity, and hence would be a suitable indicator of forest continuity. It is important to pay attention to the dispersal capacity and dispersal strategy of different species when planning for nature conservation. If the focal species are short-distance dispersers, the efforts should be concentrated at protecting and enlarging biotopes where the species is found today.

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Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Ekologi
Originalspråkengelska
Titel på värdpublikationProceedings of the SUFOR Internationel Workshop, Lund, Sweden
RedaktörerLena Björk
Sidor143-146
Antal sidor4
StatusPublished - 2002
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa
EvenemangSustainable Forestry in Temperate Regions, 2002 - Lund University, Lund, Sverige
Varaktighet: 2002 apr 72002 apr 9

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ISSN (tryckt)1104-2877

Konferens

KonferensSustainable Forestry in Temperate Regions, 2002
LandSverige
OrtLund
Period2002/04/072002/04/09