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A land region with a high concentration of trees, which is divided into an overstory (canopy or upper tree layer) and an understory of vegetation, which is further divided into a shrub layer, herb layer and, depending on the ecosystem, also a moss layer.


an extensive wood or tract of wooded country.


pertaining to or emanating from the forest.

forest fire injury
forest primrose
forest tsetses
glossinabrevipalpis, G. fusca.

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Mapping forest structure for wildlife habitat analysis using waveform Lidar: Validation of montane ecosystems.
Study of vertical and horizontal forest structure in Northern Zagros Forest (Case study: West of Iran, Oak forest), European Journal of Experimental Biology, 3(1): 268-278.
mangle in the area studied at Iguanita, does not coincide with previously reported forest structure for the northern Pacific of dry climate other than at Santa Rosa with Rhizophora being 68% dominant, yet with a lower mean height of 10m (Pool et.
The effects of selective logging of forest structure and tree species composition in a Centeral African forests.
The purpose of this study was to compare the litter and nutrient inputs in an undisturbed forest and adjacent tire disturbed forests in the north of Gran Sabana, in order to determine how tire disturbances that affected the forest structure may affect the return of nutrients in litterfall.
The level of disturbance was determined by measuring nine forest structure parameters, and the occurrence of Macaranga and Mallotus was found to be closely related to the level of disturbance in a forest.
Despite a dramatic change in forest structure and 50% reduction in basal area, nutrient retention rates remained extremely high, fluxes of important trace gases such as [CH.
Cecropia schreberiana may also facilitate successional development of forest structure and composition after disturbance in the Luquillo Mountains.
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Here they will create two forest structures, one an old-growth type with trees of various species and heights, the other a more simple, even-aged type of forest.

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