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Title: Are mice eating up all the pine seeds?

Author: Zwolak, Rafal; Foresman, Kerry; Crone, Elizabeth; Pearson, Dean; Ortega, Yvette

Date: 2008

Source: In: Ritter, Sharon, ed. EcoReport. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. p. 8, 12.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

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Description: Wildlife, even miniscule mice, can play an important role in forest regeneration and composition by consuming seeds, seedlings, and saplings. Mice can, through sheer numbers, consume a tremendous number of seeds. We wanted to learn if deer mice could affect how ponderosa pine forests regenerate after fire.

Keywords: BEMRP, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project

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Zwolak, Rafal; Foresman, Kerry; Crone, Elizabeth; Pearson, Dean; Ortega, Yvette 2008. Are mice eating up all the pine seeds?. In: Ritter, Sharon, ed. EcoReport. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Bitterroot Ecosystem Management Research Project. p. 8, 12.

 


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