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One man and his log: Charles Elton’s pioneering studies of dead wood at Wytham Woods

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The importance of dead wood for biodiversity is now widely accepted but forty years ago this was far from the case. However a valuable reference point then was Charles Elton’s chapter on dead wood in The Pattern of Animal Communities (1966) which states in the first sentence that ‘dying and dead wood provides one of the two or three greatest resources for animal species in a natural forest’. Recently Charles Elton’s diaries have been digitised (Elton, 1942-1965), detailing accounts of about 4...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Plant Sciences
Publisher:
Royal Forestry Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Quarterly Journal of Forestry Journal website
Volume:
111
Issue:
1
Pages:
52-58
Publication date:
2017-02-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-30
ISSN:
0033-5568
Pubs id:
pubs:681652
URN:
uri:dc22c7d4-c63f-402e-8ae1-5ef595bd9697
UUID:
uuid:dc22c7d4-c63f-402e-8ae1-5ef595bd9697
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pubs:681652
Language:
English

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