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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 215418, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/215418
Research Article

Prescribed Burning and Clear-Cutting Effects on Understory Vegetation in a Pinus canariensis Stand (Gran Canaria)

1Invasive Species: Interisland Research Group (EIGI), Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y Salud Pública de Canarias (IUETSPC), Universidad de La Laguna (ULL), Avenida Astrofísico Francisco Sánchez s/n, La Laguna 38206, Spain
2Departamento de Geografía, Facultad de Geografía e Historia, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35003, Spain
3Seguridad y Control de Riesgos, Estructura de Teleformación, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35003, Spain
4Área de Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales, Universidad de León, León 24071, Spain

Received 13 February 2014; Revised 23 June 2014; Accepted 7 July 2014; Published 24 July 2014

Academic Editor: Regis Cereghino

Copyright © 2014 José Ramón Arévalo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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