Forest Ecology and Management

(The median citation count of Forest Ecology and Management is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Tamm Review: Influence of forest management activities on soil organic carbon stocks: A knowledge synthesis351
Devastating outbreak of bark beetles in the Czech Republic: Drivers, impacts, and management implications145
The greater resilience of mixed forests to drought mainly depends on their composition: Analysis along a climate gradient across Europe116
Responses to drought stress in Prunus sargentii and Larix kaempferi seedlings using morphological and physiological parameters113
Individual tree detection and species classification of Amazonian palms using UAV images and deep learning104
The impact of fire on soil-dwelling biota: A review100
Decomposition and transformations along the continuum from litter to soil organic matter in forest soils100
Terrain gradient variations in ecosystem services of different vegetation types in mountainous regions: Vegetation resource conservation and sustainable development97
Mechanisms of forest resilience90
Forest fire susceptibility mapping via multi-criteria decision analysis techniques for Mugla, Turkey: A comparative analysis of VIKOR and TOPSIS84
What is the potential for replacing monocultures with mixed-species stands to enhance ecosystem services in boreal forests in Fennoscandia?82
Early detection of pine wilt disease using deep learning algorithms and UAV-based multispectral imagery81
Application of conventional UAV-based high-throughput object detection to the early diagnosis of pine wilt disease by deep learning76
Tamm review: Leaf Area Index (LAI) is both a determinant and a consequence of important processes in vegetation canopies69
Economic valuation of ecosystem services from secondary tropical forests: trade-offs and implications for policy making64
Tamm Review: Deep fine roots in forest ecosystems: Why dig deeper?63
Soil organic matter, nitrogen and pH driven change in bacterial community following forest conversion63
Impacts of climate change scenarios on European ash tree (Fraxinus excelsior L.) in Turkey62
Remote sensing of temperate and boreal forest phenology: A review of progress, challenges and opportunities in the intercomparison of in-situ and satellite phenological metrics58
Operational resilience in western US frequent-fire forests57
Tamm review: Does salvage logging mitigate subsequent forest disturbances?54
Tamm review: The effects of prescribed fire on wildfire regimes and impacts: A framework for comparison53
Bees in the trees: Diverse spring fauna in temperate forest edge canopies51
The importance of Indigenous cultural burning in forested regions of the Pacific West, USA51
Ecological restoration projects did not increase the value of all ecosystem services in Northeast China50
The impact of tree canopy structure on understory variation in a boreal forest50
Variable thinning and prescribed fire influence tree mortality and growth during and after a severe drought49
Open forest ecosystems: An excluded state49
Satellite evidence for China's leading role in restoring vegetation productivity over global karst ecosystems48
Forest thinning increases soil carbon stocks in China46
Change in forest condition: Characterizing non-stand replacing disturbances using time series satellite imagery45
Functional traits indicate a continuum of tree drought strategies across a soil water availability gradient in a tropical dry forest45
Biological control of emerging forest diseases: How can we move from dreams to reality?44
Climate and large-sized trees, but not diversity, drive above-ground biomass in subtropical forests44
Fire from policy, human interventions, or biophysical factors? Temporal–spatial patterns of forest fire in southwestern China43
Tamm Review: Postfire landscape management in frequent-fire conifer forests of the southwestern United States43
Mass fire behavior created by extensive tree mortality and high tree density not predicted by operational fire behavior models in the southern Sierra Nevada43
A comparison of five methods to assess embolism resistance in trees42
Litter manipulation effects on microbial communities and enzymatic activities vary with soil depth in a subtropical Chinese fir plantation41
Impacts and uncertainties of climate change projections on Eucalyptus plantations productivity across Brazil41
Forests of the future: Climate change impacts and implications for carbon storage in the Pacific Northwest, USA41
Mixing with broad-leaved trees shapes the rhizosphere soil fungal communities of coniferous tree species in subtropical forests41
Predicting potential mangrove distributions at the global northern distribution margin using an ecological niche model: Determining conservation and reforestation involvement40
California spotted owl habitat selection in a fire-managed landscape suggests conservation benefit of restoring historical fire regimes40
Dual inoculations of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria boost drought resistance and essential oil yield of common myrtle39
Resprouting drives successional pathways and the resilience of Caatinga dry forest in human-modified landscapes39
Tree species effects on topsoil carbon stock and concentration are mediated by tree species type, mycorrhizal association, and N-fixing ability at the global scale39
The course of tree growth. Theory and reality39
Growing stock monitoring by European National Forest Inventories: Historical origins, current methods and harmonisation39
A global synthesis on the effects of thinning on hydrological processes: Implications for forest management39
Cumulative effects of multiple biodiversity attributes and abiotic factors on ecosystem multifunctionality in the Jinsha River valley of southwestern China38
High-severity wildfire reduces richness and alters composition of ectomycorrhizal fungi in low-severity adapted ponderosa pine forests38
Effects of forest harvesting and biomass removal on soil carbon and nitrogen: Two complementary meta-analyses38
Nitrous oxide emissions of undrained, forestry-drained, and rewetted boreal peatlands38
Mixed vs. monospecific mountain forests in response to climate change: structural and growth perspectives of Norway spruce and European beech37
A random forest model for basal area increment predictions from national forest inventory data37
The negative effect of Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) monoculture plantations on soil physicochemical properties, microbial biomass, fungal communities, and enzymatic activities37
The impact of land-use legacies and recent management on natural disturbance susceptibility in mountain forests36
Relations of land cover, topography, and climate to fire occurrence in natural regions of Iran: Applying new data mining techniques for modeling and mapping fire danger36
Stand structure determines aboveground biomass across temperate forest types and species mixture along a local-scale elevational gradient36
Influence of climatic variations on production, biomass and density of wood in eucalyptus clones of different species36
Biochar application increased ecosystem carbon sequestration capacity in a Moso bamboo forest36
The effects of nitrogen addition on soil organic carbon decomposition and microbial C-degradation functional genes abundance in a Pinus tabulaeformis forest36
Effects of different vegetation restoration on soil nutrients, enzyme activities, and microbial communities in degraded karst landscapes in southwest China35
Challenges and opportunities for large-scale reforestation in the Eastern Amazon using native species35
Tree, stand, and landscape factors contributing to hurricane damage in a coastal plain forest: Post-hurricane assessment in a longleaf pine landscape35
Natural disturbances risks in European Boreal and Temperate forests and their links to climate change – A review of modelling approaches35
How C:N:P stoichiometry in soils and plants responds to succession in Robinia pseudoacacia forests on the Loess Plateau, China35
Previous wildfires and management treatments moderate subsequent fire severity35
Influence of stand density on growth and water use efficiency in Eucalyptus clones35
Reducing rotation age to address increasing disturbances in Central Europe: Potential and limitations35
Whole-plant water hydraulic integrity to predict drought-induced Eucalyptus urophylla mortality under drought stress34
Irrigation management in poplar (Populus spp.) plantations: A review34
Assessing the effects of thinning on stem growth allocation of individual Scots pine trees34
A history of recurrent, low-severity fire without fire exclusion in southeastern pine savannas, USA34
Competition and facilitation co-regulate the spatial patterns of boreal tree species in Kanas of Xinjiang, northwest China33
Temporal changes in Mediterranean forest ecosystem services are driven by stand development, rather than by climate-related disturbances33
Deer browsing and shrub competition set sapling recruitment height and interact with light to shape recruitment niches for temperate forest tree species33
Bark stripping, the crucial factor affecting stem rot development and timber production of Norway spruce forests in Central Europe32
Understory vegetation dynamics of Chinese fir plantations and natural secondary forests in subtropical China32
How do monocultures of fourteen forest tree species affect arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi abundance and species richness and composition in soil?32
A generalized nonlinear mixed-effects height–diameter model for Norway spruce in mixed-uneven aged stands32
Comparison of field survey and remote sensing techniques for detection of bark beetle-infested trees32
Modeling fuel loads dynamics and fire spread probability in the Brazilian Cerrado32
Rapid and surprising dieback of Utah juniper in the southwestern USA due to acute drought stress32
Phosphite spray for the control of oak decline induced by Phytophthora in Europe32
Continuous-cover forestry maintains soil fungal communities in Norway spruce dominated boreal forests32
Application of high-throughput plant phenotyping for assessing biophysical traits and drought response in two oak species under controlled environment32
How drought stress becomes visible upon detecting tree shape using terrestrial laser scanning (TLS)31
Tamm Review: Ecological principles to guide post-fire forest landscape management in the Inland Pacific and Northern Rocky Mountain regions31
Ecosystem-level carbon stocks and sequestration rates in mangroves in the Cananéia-Iguape lagoon estuarine system, southeastern Brazil31
Characterizing recent bark beetle-caused tree mortality in the western United States from aerial surveys31
Effects of intensive management practices on rhizosphere soil properties, root growth, and nutrient uptake in Moso bamboo plantations in subtropical China31
Invasive red oak (Quercus rubra L.) modifies soil physicochemical properties and forest understory vegetation31
Non-native Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in Central Europe: Ecology, performance and nature conservation30
The influence of birch trees (Betula spp.) on soil environment – A review30
A multi-point aggregation trend of the outbreak of pine wilt disease in China over the past 20 years30
A comparative assessment of the vertical distribution of forest components using full-waveform airborne, discrete airborne and discrete terrestrial laser scanning data30
Effects of diversity, climate and litter on soil organic carbon storage in subtropical forests30
Increase of soil nitrogen availability and recycling with stand age of Chinese-fir plantations30
Transition from N to P limited soil nutrients over time since restoration in degraded subtropical broadleaved mixed forests29
Differential effects of drought on nonstructural carbohydrate storage in seedlings and mature trees of four species in a subtropical forest29
Topographic position amplifies consequences of short-interval stand-replacing fires on postfire tree establishment in subalpine conifer forests29
Basal area increment models accounting for climate and mixture for Austrian tree species29
Sensitivity to water stress drives differential decline and mortality dynamics of three co-occurring conifers with different drought tolerance29
Estimate canopy transpiration in larch plantations via the interactions among reference evapotranspiration, leaf area index, and soil moisture29
Influence of nitrogen addition on the functional diversity and biomass of fine roots in warm-temperate and subtropical forests29
Bark beetle infestation spots as biodiversity hotspots: Canopy gaps resulting from insect outbreaks enhance the species richness, diversity and abundance of birds breeding in coniferous forests29
Airborne lidar provides reliable estimates of canopy base height and canopy bulk density in southwestern ponderosa pine forests29
Moso bamboo invasion has contrasting effects on soil bacterial and fungal abundances, co-occurrence networks and their associations with enzyme activities in three broadleaved forests across subtropic28
Selecting for water use efficiency, wood chemical traits and biomass with genomic selection in a Eucalyptus breeding program28
Effects of nitrogen addition on rhizospheric soil microbial communities of poplar plantations at different ages28
Managing existing forests can mitigate climate change28
Climate response and drought resilience of Nothofagus obliqua secondary forests across a latitudinal gradient in south-central Chile28
Above-ground carbon stocks and timber value of old timber plantations, secondary and primary forests in southern Ghana28
Recovery of aboveground biomass, species richness and composition in tropical secondary forests in SW Costa Rica28
Severe depletion of available deep soil water induced by revegetation on the arid and semiarid Loess Plateau28
Glyphosate remains in forest plant tissues for a decade or more28
Response of root nutrient resorption strategies to rhizosphere soil microbial nutrient utilization along Robinia pseudoacacia plantation chronosequence27
Sustainability of Canada’s forestry sector may be compromised by impending climate change27
Using terrestrial laser scanning for characterizing tree structural parameters and their changes under different management in a Mediterranean open woodland27
Few large trees, rather than plant diversity and composition, drive the above-ground biomass stock and dynamics of temperate forests in northeast China27
Determinants of aboveground biomass in forests across three climatic zones in China27
Management strategies, silvopastoral practices and socioecological drivers in traditional livestock systems in tropical dry forests: An integrated analysis27
The effects of forest management on water quality27
Soil organic carbon fractions, C-cycling associated hydrolytic enzymes, and microbial carbon metabolism vary with stand age in Cunninghamia lanceolate (Lamb.) Hook plantations27
Perspectives: Key factors determining the presence of Tree-related Microhabitats: A synthesis of potential factors at site, stand and tree scales, with perspectives for further research27
Stand structure, biomass and dynamics of naturally regenerated and restored mangroves in Malaysia27
Soil quality and mesofauna diversity relationship are modulated by woody species and seasonality in semiarid oak forest27
Soil ecoenzymatic stoichiometry and microbial resource limitation driven by thinning practices and season types in Larix principis-rupprechtii plantations in North China27
Mixing effects on Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) productivity along a climatic gradient across Europe27
Differences in phenolics produced by invasive Quercus rubra and native plant communities induced changes in soil microbial properties and enzymatic activity27
How future-proof is Sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) in a global change context?26
How forest structure varies with elevation in old growth and secondary forest in Costa Rica26
Regulation of soil phosphorus availability and composition during forest succession in subtropics26
European beech leads to more bioactive humus forms but stronger mineral soil acidification as Norway spruce and Scots pine – Results of a repeated site assessment after 63 and 82 years of forest conve26
Persistent changes in the horizontal and vertical canopy structure of fire-tolerant forests after severe fire as quantified using multi-temporal airborne lidar data26
The effect of ecological restoration methods on carbon stocks in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest26
Impacts of tree mixtures on understory plant diversity in China26
Tree species mixture effects on stem growth vary with stand density – An analysis based on individual tree responses26
Fire risk and severity decline with stand development in Tasmanian giant Eucalyptus forest26
Effects of intensive biomass harvesting on forest soils in the Nordic countries and the UK: A meta-analysis26
Tree diversity, distribution and regeneration in major forest types along an extensive elevational gradient in Indian Himalaya: Implications for sustainable forest management26
Change in root-associated fungal communities affects soil enzymatic activities during Pinus massoniana forest development in subtropical China26
How does management affect soil C sequestration and greenhouse gas fluxes in boreal and temperate forests? – A review26
Sustainability of Brazilian forest concessions25
Effects of stand density on soil microbial community composition and enzyme activities in subtropical Cunninghamia lanceolate (Lamb.) Hook plantations25
An ecological approach to climate change-informed tree species selection for reforestation25
Elevation-dependent growth trends of forests as affected by climate warming in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau25
Stand age related differences in forest microclimate25
Different sexual impacts of dioecious Populus euphratica on microbial communities and nitrogen cycle processes in natural forests25
Variation in resin flow among Maritime pine populations: Relationship with growth potential and climatic responses25
Density-related effect of red deer browsing on palatable and unpalatable tree species and forest regeneration dynamics25
Beyond trees: Mapping total aboveground biomass density in the Brazilian savanna using high-density UAV-lidar data25
Stocking effects on seasonal tree transpiration and ecosystem water balance in a fast-growing Eucalyptus plantation in Brazil25
Ecosystem services supply and interactions along secondary tropical dry forests succession24
Susceptibility of mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins) to gene silencing through RNAi provides potential as a novel management tool24
Three decades of post-logging tree community recovery in naturally regenerating and actively restored dipterocarp forest in Borneo24
Landscape composition is more important than local vegetation structure for understory birds in cocoa agroforestry systems24
Trees grow modulated by the ecological memory of their past growth. Consequences for monitoring, modelling, and silvicultural treatment24
Soil C:N:P stoichiometry of typical coniferous (Cunninghamia lanceolata) and/or evergreen broadleaved (Phoebe bournei) plantations in south China24
Detecting the effects of logging and wildfire on forest fuel structure using terrestrial laser scanning (TLS)24
Forest clear-cuts as habitat for farmland birds and butterflies24
Patterns and drivers of deadwood quantity and variation in mid-latitude deciduous forests24
A simple-to-use management approach to boost adaptive capacity of forests to global uncertainty24
Trends in active restoration of tropical dry forest: Methods, metrics, and outcomes24
Risk assessment of forest disturbance by typhoons with heavy precipitation in northern Japan24
Thinning effects on forest evolution in Masson pine (Pinus massoniana Lamb.) conversion from pure plantations into mixed forests23
Species diversity and stand structural diversity of woody plants predominantly determine aboveground carbon stock of a dry Afromontane forest in Northern Ethiopia23
Temperature and precipitation significantly influence the interactions between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and diazotrophs in karst ecosystems23
Cultural values and forest dynamics: The Italian forests in the last 150 years23
Shifting tree species composition affects biodiversity of multiple taxa in Central European forests23
Drastic impoverishment of the soil seed bank in a tropical dry forest exposed to slash-and-burn agriculture23
Perspectives: Thirty years of triad forestry, a critical clarification of theory and recommendations for implementation and testing23
Chilling accumulation and photoperiod regulate rest break and bud burst in five subtropical tree species23
Interactions between climate and soil shape tree community assembly and above-ground woody biomass of tropical dry forests23
Impacts of mountain pine beetle outbreaks on lodgepole pine forests in the Intermountain West, U.S., 2004–201923
Relative contributions of competition, stand structure, age, and climate factors to tree mortality of Chinese fir plantations: Long-term spacing trials in southern China23
Mechanical thinning without prescribed fire moderates wildfire behavior in an Eastern Oregon, USA ponderosa pine forest23
Decline in nutrient inputs from litterfall following forest plantation in subtropical China23
Effects of landscape composition and site land-use intensity on secondary succession in a tropical dry forest23
The outsized role of California’s largest wildfires in changing forest burn patterns and coarsening ecosystem scale23
Does individual-tree biomass growth increase continuously with tree size?23
Forest water-use efficiency: Effects of climate change and management on the coupling of carbon and water processes23
Eucalyptus tree stockings effect on water balance and use efficiency in subtropical sandy soil23
Variability in climate-growth reaction of Robinia pseudoacacia in Eastern Europe indicates potential for acclimatisation to future climate23
Northernmost European spruce bark beetle Ips typographus outbreak: Modelling tree mortality using remote sensing and climate data23
Aboveground conservation acts in synergy with belowground uptake to alleviate phosphorus deficiency caused by nitrogen addition in a larch plantation22
Canopy tree density and species influence tree regeneration patterns and woody species diversity in a longleaf pine forest22
Optimizing neighborhood-based stand spatial structure: Four cases of boreal forests22
Spatial distribution of tree species in mountain national parks depends on geomorphology and climate22
Regeneration capacities of woody species biodiversity and soil properties in Miombo woodland after slash-and-burn agriculture in Mozambique22
Current and future carbon stocks of natural forests in China22
Biochar amendment increases tree growth in nutrient-poor, young Scots pine stands in Finland22
Drought mitigation by thinning: Benefits from the stem to the stand along 15 years of experimental rainfall exclusion in a holm oak coppice22
Do large herbivores maintain open habitats in temperate forests?22
Natural dynamics of temperate mountain beech-dominated primary forests in Central Europe22
Quantifying regional trends in large live tree and snag availability in support of forest management22
Height growth rate of Scots pine in Central Europe increased by 29% between 1900 and 2000 due to changes in site productivity22
Contrasting successional responses of soil bacteria and fungi to post-logging burn severity22
Mapping the stock and spatial distribution of aboveground woody biomass in the native vegetation of the Brazilian Cerrado biome22
Tree growth responses to extreme drought after mechanical thinning and prescribed fire in a Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest, USA22
Developing a site index model for P. Pinaster stands in NW Spain by combining bi-temporal ALS data and environmental data22
Variation in height-diameter allometry of ponderosa pine along competition, climate, and species diversity gradients in the western United States22
Factors controlling soil organic carbon and total nitrogen stocks following afforestation with Robinia pseudoacacia on cropland across China22
Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), the suitable pioneer species for afforestation of reclamation sites?22
Ancient trees and modern wildfires: Declining resilience to wildfire in the highly fire-adapted giant sequoia21
Fire, flood and monodominance of Tabebuia aurea in Pantanal21
Identification of drought-tolerant tree species through climate sensitivity analysis of radial growth in Central European mixed broadleaf forests21
Projecting species loss and turnover under climate change for 111 Chinese tree species21
Effects of tree spacing and thinning on root reinforcement in mountain forests of the European Southern Alps21
Single dead trees matter: Small-scale canopy gaps increase the species richness, diversity and abundance of birds breeding in a temperate deciduous forest21
The frequency and severity of past droughts shape the drought sensitivity of juniper trees on the Tibetan plateau21
Ecological restoration guided by historical reference conditions can increase resilience to climate change of southwestern U.S. Ponderosa pine forests21
Elevated temperature and CO2 interactively modulate sexual competition and ecophysiological responses of dioecious Populus cathayana21
Bark attributes determine variation in fire resistance in resprouting tree species21
Lidar biomass index: A novel solution for tree-level biomass estimation using 3D crown information21
Canopy structure and below-canopy temperatures interact to shape seedling response to disturbance in a Rocky Mountain subalpine forest21
Why some trees are more vulnerable during catastrophic cyclone events in the Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh?21
Habitat disturbance can alter forest understory bird activity patterns: A regional-scale assessment with camera-traps20
Disturbance-based silviculture for habitat diversification: Effects on forest structure, dynamics, and carbon storage20
Logging Amazon forest increased the severity and spread of fires during the 2015–2016 El Niño20
Regulation of stand density alters forest structure and soil moisture during afforestation with Robinia pseudoacacia L. and Pinus tabulaeformis Carr. On the Loess Plateau20
Climate warming predispose sessile oak forests to drought-induced tree mortality regardless of management legacies20
Mangrove restoration in Colombia: Trends and lessons learned20
Quantitative and qualitative approaches to assess tree vigor and stand health in dry pine forests20
Seedling regeneration techniques affect root systems and the response of Quercus robur seedlings to water shortages20
Survival of prescribed burning treatments to wildfire in Portugal20
Tree breeding and silviculture: Douglas-fir volume gains with minimal wood quality loss under variable planting densities20
Small gradients in salinity have large effects on stand water use in freshwater wetland forests20
Shifting tree species composition of upland oak forests alters leaf litter structure, moisture, and flammability20
Tree plantations replacing natural grasslands in high biodiversity areas: How do they affect the mammal assemblage?20
Tree species identity drives soil organic carbon storage more than species mixing in major two-species mixtures (pine, oak, beech) in Europe20
Now or later? Optimal timing of mangrove rehabilitation under climate change uncertainty20
Radial growth response of Pinus yunnanensis to rising temperature and drought stress on the Yunnan Plateau, southwestern China20
Prescribed fire and natural canopy gap disturbances: Impacts on upland oak regeneration20
Tree species composition and soil properties in pure and mixed beech-conifer stands drive soil fungal communities20
Effects of chicken farming on soil organic carbon fractions and fungal communities in a Lei bamboo (Phyllostachys praecox) forest in subtropical China20
Fire frequency affects fire behavior in open savannas of the Cerrado20
Tree regeneration in models of forest dynamics – Suitability to assess climate change impacts on European forests19
The environmental drivers influencing spatio-temporal dynamics of oak defoliation and mortality in dehesas of Southern Spain19
Age-dependence of stand biomass in managed boreal forests based on the Finnish National Forest Inventory data19
Dynamics of phenology and its response to climatic variables in a warm-temperate mixed plantation19
Degradation of the Brazilian Cerrado: Interactions with human disturbance and environmental variables19
Development rates and persistence of the microhabitats initiated by disease and injuries in live trees: A review19
A short-interval reburn catalyzes departures from historical structure and composition in a mesic mixed-conifer forest19
Planted seedling survival in a post-wildfire landscape: From experimental planting to predictive probabilistic surfaces19
Vulnerability of small forest patches to fire in the Paraiba do Sul River Valley, southeast Brazil: Implications for restoration of the Atlantic Forest biome19
Prediction of branch growth using quantile regression and mixed-effects models: An example with planted Larix olgensis Henry trees in Northeast China19
Mature forests hold maximum live biomass stocks19