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Influence of Clear Fellings on the Bryophyte Component of the Broad-leaved Forests of the Bashkir Cis-Ural Region


The change in the composition of the bryophyte component of succession communities that occur in the process of natural regeneration at the site of clear felling of the indigenous elm—maple–linden forests of the Bashkir Cis-Ural Region has been studied. The vulnerability of species to the consequences of felling is affected by their substrate confinement, ecological amplitude in relation to the factors of temperature, humidity, variability of soil moisture, and type of life strategy. In the secondary aspen forests, the absence or low constancy of nemoral epiphytic and ground mosses was noted.

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Original Russian Text © E.Z. Baisheva, P.S. Shirokikh, V.B. Martynenko, B.M. Mirkin, 2018, published in Ekologiya, 2018, No. 1, pp. 24–33.

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Baisheva, E.Z., Shirokikh, P.S., Martynenko, V.B. et al. Influence of Clear Fellings on the Bryophyte Component of the Broad-leaved Forests of the Bashkir Cis-Ural Region. Russ J Ecol 49, 21–29 (2018).

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  • bryophytes
  • felling
  • regenerative succession
  • broad-leaved forests
  • Cis-Ural Region