Demographic Genetics of the Fagus crenata Population in Ogawa Forest Reserve
In view of population dynamics, gap formation is a major mechanism for regeneration among temperate deciduous climax tree species (Nakashizuka 1987; Yamamoto 1989), which leads to the development of a various sizes of mosaic structure within the forest ecosystem. As a result, long-lived forest tree populations are made up of individuals of various ages with patch structures of various sizes. Under these circumstances, spatio-temporal genetic substructurings and/or localizations in various scales are significant consequence within alocal population.
KeywordsSpatial Genetic Structure Mother Tree Dwarf Bamboo Spatial Autocorrelation Analysis Selective Cutting
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