A 249-year chronosequence of forest plots from eight successive fires in the eastern Canada boreal mixedwoods

Kobra Maleki, Philippe Marchand, Danielle Charron, Benoit Lafleur & Yves Bergeron
A combination of wildfires and defoliating insect outbreaks play an important role in the natural successional dynamics of North American boreal forests, which, in the long term, change the post-disturbance composition and structure of forest stands. After stand-replacing disturbances (mainly wildfires), early successional hardwoods typically dominate the affected areas in boreal forests. Provided sufficient time following disturbances, the increasing recruitment of mid- to late-successional softwoods as well as the mortality of hardwoods gradually change forest...
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