Chapter 4. Sampling Methods for Forest Understory Vegetation

  1. Simon R. Leather
  1. Claire M. P. Ozanne

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750513.ch4

Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems

Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems

How to Cite

Ozanne, C. M. P. (2005) Sampling Methods for Forest Understory Vegetation, in Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems (ed S. R. Leather), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750513.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Silwood Park, Ascot, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053889

Online ISBN: 9780470750513

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Keywords:

  • sampling methods;
  • vegetation;
  • grasses;
  • vacuum sampling;
  • malaise traps

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sampling methods for forest understory vegetation

  • Introduction

  • How should techniques be chosen?

  • Sampling from low understory vegetation including grasses and herbs

  • Medium-height vegetation including shrubs

  • Tall vegetation including small trees

  • Use of secondary characteristics in sampling from the understory

  • Conclusions