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Old forests, new perspectives - Insights from the Mountain Ash Forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria, south-eastern Australia

Lindenmayer, David

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Old growth forest has become a major and increasingly prevalent research topic over the past two decades. However, there is no generic definition that can be applied uncritically to all forest types. This is because a precise definition of old growth is ecologically meaningful only when it is applied to a specific vegetation type. This is demonstrated in this paper using the Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forests of the Central Highlands of Victoria, south-eastern Australia as a case study....[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56160
Source: Forest Ecology and Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2009.01.049

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