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Some Mammals and Birds of the Forest

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter considers the mammals and birds in coniferous forests, including shrews, mice squirrels, rodents, moose, elks, deers, foxes, bears, and crossbills. All warm-blooded animals need food and ... More


Insects and Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter first describes the insects found in coniferous trees. It focuses on pest insects because they are common and therefore much more likely to be encountered than rare species. Most of ... More


Natural and Unnatural Interference

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the interactions between coniferous trees and nonliving things: fires, snow and wind, air pollution and acid rain, and logging. Fire is essential to forest renewal. Like ... More


The Life and Growth of a Conifer

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter begins by describing the differences in conifer and broadleaf wood. In all trees, the trunk and branches contain tubes to carry liquids up and down the tree, from roots to leaves and ... More


Broadleafs Growing among the Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on broadleafs that can be found in northern forests. It considers the trees and shrubs that live in the harsh climate of the true north, not those in the mixed forests of the St. ... More


Parasites on the Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the wood-destroying fungi that cause wood to rot, decompose, or decay. These fungi are vital in the maintenance of living, growing forests. Without them, dead woody debris, ... More


Origin of the Evergreen Forests

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter addresses two questions that have engaged the interests of ecologists and motivated years of research: Where has the forest come from? And why are the great majority of its trees ... More


Two Kinds of Trees: Conifers and Broadleafs

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter considers the contrast between the two kinds of tree. Not all conifers are evergreen, and not all broadleafs are deciduous. The differences between them are profound, so much so that it ... More


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