Essays about: "vaccinium"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word vaccinium.

  1. 1. Effects of climate on phenology, flowering, and berry production of boreal forest understory plants

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Shakhera Akter Shimu; [2023]
    Keywords : Climate change; plant phenology; phenological traits; phenology change; cumulative temperature; phenotypic plasticity; genotypic variation;

    Abstract : Climate is changing faster than it was predicted before and consequently its impact is highly visible on many types of ecosystems globally. Effects of changing climate on forests and the environment are leading to threats for all sorts of ecosystems. READ MORE

  2. 2. “What’s the buzz with bilberries?” – Bilberry pollinator community structure and function in relation to forest type and habitat structure

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Jacob Björnberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last century, Swedish forests have undergone rapid land-use change due to intensification of management practices for timber production and the introduction of monocultures, which have resulted in considerable habitat loss and negative impacts to biodiversity. Insects form a significant component of forest biodiversity, yet forest-dwelling pollinators remain understudied, and little is known about how management strategies affect forest insect pollinator communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Blädningsbrukets påverkan på biologisk mångfald : effekten på kärlväxters biodiversitet och specifikt förekomsten av blåbär

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Erik Hallgren; Anna Sandberg; [2022]
    Keywords : blädningsbruk; hyggesfritt skogsbruk; kärlväxter; blåbär; Vaccinium myrtillus; artrikedom; biodiversitet;

    Abstract : The utilization of the Swedish forest as a natural resource has intensified during the last decade, which has led to an increase in disturbances on the forest ecosystems as a result of clear cutting. The effect of forestry on species richness and species composition has a large impact on how well the biodiversity and ecological communities can function. READ MORE

  4. 4. The importance of forest forage resources and a landscape perspective, managing bumblebees (Bombus) in Swedish forest-farmland

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi (INK)

    Author : Linda Dimrå; [2022]
    Keywords : Bombus; Forest; Vaccinium Myrtillus; Landcover change;

    Abstract : The Swedish forest has been transformed during the last hundred years, from semi-open forest of multiple tree species to dense production forest of mainly spruce and pine. This has led to alterations of species composition in the forest floor, reducing coverage of dwarf shrubs like Vaccinium myrtillus (European blueberry). READ MORE

  5. 5. How do forest characteristics relate to brown bear (Ursus arctos) density? : focusing on basal area, age, height, and field layer

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Jeanette Jonsson; [2022]
    Keywords : brown bear; ursus arctos; linear mixed model; forest characteristics; bear density;

    Abstract : Brown bear (Ursus arctos) is one of our most common large carnivores. The historic population in Sweden has been reduced due to conflicts with humans. The diet of the brown bear varies with the season and location. READ MORE