Secondary forests of central Panama increase in similarity to old-growth forest over time in shade tolerance but not species composition
Article first published online: 3 OCT 2012
© 2012 International Association for Vegetation Science
Journal of Vegetation Science
Volume 24, Issue 3, pages 530–542, May 2013
How to Cite
Dent, D. H., DeWalt, S. J., Denslow, J. S. (2013), Secondary forests of central Panama increase in similarity to old-growth forest over time in shade tolerance but not species composition. Journal of Vegetation Science, 24: 530–542. doi: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01482.x
- Issue published online: 2 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 3 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Received: 26 DEC 2011
- NSF. Grant Number: DEB 928031
- SENACYT. Grant Number: COL10-052
Appendix S1. Species accumulation curves for adults, saplings and seedlings in two forest stands in each of five age categories: 20, 40, 70 and 100-yr-old secondary forest and old-growth forest.
Appendix S2. Species relative abundance distributions for adults, saplings and seedlings in each of five age categories: 20, 40, 70 and 100 yr-old secondary forest and old-growth forest.
Appendix S3. The most abundant species and their proportional abundance for seedlings, saplings and adults, and for eight secondary forest and two old-growth forest stands in central Panama.
Appendix S4. Summary of the analysis of deviance for the proportional representation of different light requirement categories among different size classes (adults, saplings and seedlings) across all ten forest study plots.
Appendix S5. Proportion of adults (a), saplings (b) and seedlings (c) that are composed of light-demanding (open symbols), intermediate (grey symbols) or shade-tolerant species (black symbols) plotted against forest age.
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