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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 252489, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/252489
Research Article

The Influences of Canopy Species and Topographic Variables on Understory Species Diversity and Composition in Coniferous Forests

1Key Laboratory of Ecohydrology of Inland River Basin, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000, China
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

Received 11 March 2014; Revised 20 June 2014; Accepted 20 June 2014; Published 6 July 2014

Academic Editor: Béla Tóthmérész

Copyright © 2014 Hong Huo 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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