Fragment quality rather than matrix habitat shapes forest regeneration in a South African mosaic-forest landscape

Land-use change and agricultural intensification are responsible for a global decline of forest cover entailing the fragmentation of forests. Landscapes are increasingly shaped by a mosaic of forest fragments within variable matrix habitat. It is thus essential to understand how these habitat altera...

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Main Author: Botzat, Alexandra
Contributors: Farwig, Nina (Prof. Dr. ) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2012
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