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Heathlands – A Lost World?


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Title: Heathlands – A Lost World?
Authors: Lindholm, Mattias
E-mail: mattias.lindholm@bioenv.gu.se
Issue Date: 3-May-2019
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Science
Institution: Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences ; Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap
Parts of work: Paper I. Lindholm, M., Gunnarsson, B. & Appelqvist, T. Are power-line corridors an alternative habitat for carabid beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) and wolf spider (Araneae: Lycosidae) heathland specialists?
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Paper II. Lindholm, M., Gunnarsson, B. & Appelqvist, T. Restoration of late successional Calluna heathlands – effects on carabid fauna and vegetation. Manuscript

Paper III. Lindholm, M., Appelqvist, T & Gran, O. Ground living beetles (Coleoptera) in coastal heaths and grasslands and their association with vegetation communities. Manuscript

Paper IV. Lindholm, M., Appelqvist, T. & Gunnarsson, B. Restoration of Calluna heathland – effect of late seasonal burning and soil removal on regeneration of Calluna vulgaris and heathland vegetation. Manuscript
Date of Defence: 2019-05-24
Disputation: Fredagen den 24 maj 2019, kl 10:00, Hörsalen, Botanhuset, Institutionen for biologi och miljövetenskap, Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Heathland
Calluna vulgaris
Conservation biology
Management
Coleoptera
Carabidae
Lycosidae
Conservation strategy
Abstract: Heathland is a familiar landscape type in southwest Sweden. It is open with few trees, and the vegetation is dominated by dwarf-shrubs growing on nutrient-poor soils. Dry heaths with Heather Calluna vulgaris and wet heaths with Bell Heather Erica tetralix are common vegetation communities in the heathland, and they often form mosaics. The heathland landscape is highly threatened, with large substantial areal losses of 95% in Sweden since the 1800s. Heathland supports around 200 red-listed specie... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-446-9
978-91-7833-447-6
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/59796
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