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sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Large trees and dense canopies: key factors for maintaining high epiphytic diversity on trunk bases (bryophytes and lichens) in tropical montane forests

Á. Benítez, M. Prieto and G. Aragón.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5127 words.

The high richness of epiphytes in moist tropical montane forests is continuously decreasing due to deforestation and habitat loss. Lichens and bryophytes are important components of...

Can the use of continuous cover forestry alone maintain silver fir (Abies alba Mill.) in central European mountain forests?

Andrej Ficko, Joerg Roessiger and Andrej Bončina.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6988 words.

Chronic browsing and inappropriate stand management are often discussed as causes for recruitment failure of tree species in temperate mixed uneven-aged forests. Continuous cover forestry...

Effect of climate and intra- and inter-specific competition on diameter increment in beech and oak stands

Rubén Manso, François Morneau, François Ningre and Mathieu Fortin.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8207 words.

Differences between intra- and inter-specific competition strategies in mixed stands account for higher productivity. The mechanisms of competition as they relate to stand structure remain...

Effect of climate and ENSO events on Prosopis pallida forests along a climatic gradient

Pablo C Salazar, Rafael M Navarro-Cerrillo, Edwin Ancajima, Joaquin Duque Lazo, Rodolfo Rodríguez, Iván Ghezzi and Antonio Mabres.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7658 words.

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Extreme rainfall events, such as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), are responsible to a large extent for the processes of tree establishment...

The impact of deer on the ground flora of British broadleaved woodland

K.J. Kirby.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Recent studies have shown that the ground flora is being heavily affected by increased levels of grazing within British broadleaved woodland, particularly as a consequence of rising deer...

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Breeding birds in hemiboreal clear-cuts: tree-retention effects in relation to site type

R. Rosenvald and A. Lõhmus.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5140 words.

The variability of natural disturbance regimes implies that retention cutting, aimed at emulating natural disturbances to support biodiversity, should be forest-type specific. We explored...

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Plant diversity and soil properties in pristine and managed stands from Bosnian mixed forests

M.T. Sebastià, P. Casals, S. Vojniković, F. Bogunić and V. Beus.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3207 words.

We compared pristine and managed beech–fir mixed forests in Bosnia to assess the impact of management on plant species diversity, vegetation structure and soil–vegetation interaction....

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Effect of nursery location and outplanting date on field performance of Pinus halepensis and Quercus ilex seedlings

M. Pardos, A. Royo, L. Gil and J.A. Pardos.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

One‐year‐old seedlings of Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.) and holm oak (Quercus ilex L.) were over‐wintered in the nursery under two contrasting conditions (greenhouse vs outdoors),...

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Advances in modelling and decision support systems for vegetation management in young forest plantations

Brian Richardson, Michael S. Watt, Euan G. Mason and Darren J. Kriticos.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2006; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8426 words.

The two most common forest vegetation management objectives are to (1) minimize resource competition, and (2) to develop methods for managing specific weed species. This paper reviews...

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The effects of varying deer density on natural regeneration in woodlands in lowland Britain

R. M. A. Gill and G. Morgan.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5971 words.

Relatively little information is available to indicate how the impacts of deer vary in relation to densities of deer encountered in lowland environments in Britain. Population densities and...

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Six chemicals with animal repellent or insecticide properties are screened for phytotoxic effects on the germination and viability of ash, birch, Corsican pine and sycamore seeds

Peter G. Gosling and Corinne Baker.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

As a prelude to direct sowing experiments, a laboratory study was carried out to determine whether six chemicals with insect and/or rodent repellent properties (Aaprotect, Capsaicin,...

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Response to sodium chloride in different species and clones of genus Populus L.

H. Sixto, J.M. Grau, N. Alba and R. Alía.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

A greenhouse study was undertaken to evaluate the response to sodium chloride (control, 68 mM and 137 mM) of different species and genotypes of genus Populus L. (P. × euramericana (Dode)...

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Long‐term change and implications for the management of wood‐pastures: experience over 40 years from Denny Wood, New Forest

Edward P. Mountford and George F. Peterken.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Long‐term changes in Denny Wood, an ancient wood‐pasture in the New Forest, were recorded on two permanent transects. One was located in an unenclosed part of the wood, which remained open...

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Taxonomic and diagnostic markers for identification of Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii

K. Tintelnot, G. S. De Hoog, E. Antweiler, H. Losert, M. Seibold, M. A. Brandt, A. H. G. Gerrits Van Den Ende and M. C. Fisher.

in Medical Mycology

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4409 words.

The ribosomal Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) regions of the two recognized species of Coccidioides were studied using a reference set of strains that had been previously identified with...

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Molecular methods for the identification of Aspergillus species

H.P. Hinrikson, S.F. Hurst, L. de Aguirre and C.J. Morrison.

in Medical Mycology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 4792 words.

Invasive aspergillosis (IA) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised hosts. In some institutions, species of Aspergillus less susceptible to amphotericin B than As...

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High efficiency opsonin-independent phagocytosis of Candida parapsilosis by human neutrophils

Jennifer R. Linden, Matthew A. Maccani, Sonia S. Laforce-Nesbitt and Joseph M. Bliss.

in Medical Mycology

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5541 words.

Candida species are associated with invasive fungal infections, and C. parapsilosis has become increasingly prevalent. As key antifungal effector cells, the function of human...

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A case of bronchial aspergillosis caused by Aspergillus udagawae and its mycological features

Hiroshi Gyotoku, Koichi Izumikawa, Hideki Ikeda, Takahiro Takazono, Yoshitomo Morinaga, Shigeki Nakamura, Yoshifumi Imamura, Tomoya Nishino, Taiga Miyazaki, Hiroshi Kakeya, Yoshihiro Yamamoto, Katsunori Yanagihara, Akira Yasuoka, Takashi Yaguchi, Hideaki Ohno, Yoshitsugu Miyzaki, Katsuhiko Kamei, Tetsuro Kanda and Shigeru Kohno.

in Medical Mycology

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2170 words.

Aspergillus udagawae and A. fumigatus share similar morphological features but they differ genetically. There is also an important clinical distinction as A. udagawae is less...

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Fluconazole treatment hyperpolarizes the plasma membrane of Candida cells

Hana Elicharova and Hana Sychrova.

in Medical Mycology

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5286 words.

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Five pathogenic Candida species were compared in terms of their osmotolerance, tolerance to toxic sodium and lithium cations, and resistance to...

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Candidacidal activity of synthetic peptides based on the antimicrobial domain of the neutrophil-derived protein, CAP37

H. Anne Pereira, Irina Tsyshevskaya-Hoover, Heather Hinsley, Thuy-Trang Nguyen, Jan Pohl, Karen Wozniak and Paul L. Fidel.

in Medical Mycology

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 5990 words.

The primary bactericidal domain of CAP37, a cationic antimicrobial protein with potent activity against Gram-negative organisms was previously shown to reside between amino acids 20 through...

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Identification of Sporothix schenckii of various mtDNA types by Nested PCR Assay

Tian-Hua Xu, Jun-Ping Lin, Xing-Hua Gao, Huachen Wei, Wanqing Liao and Hong-Duo Chen.

in Medical Mycology

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mycology and Fungi; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Veterinary Medicine; Environmental Science. 2472 words.

We employed a nested PCR assay to detect Sporothrix schenckii DNA of 38 strains (including all the 24 mtDNA types) collected from different areas of the world, in tissue of eight mice...

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