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Ecology and management of riparian zone vegetation along small coldwater streams in Northwestern Ontario
This thesis synthesizes three papers on the ecology of the riparian zone vegetation found along small coldwater streams in northwestern Ontario. The objectives of this thesis were 1 ) to describe the biodiversity and ...
Distribution of Angiostrongylus vasorum and Crenosoma vulpis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Newfoundland, Canada
Angiostrongylus vasorum, the French heartworm, and Crenosoma vulpis, a lungworm, infect the pulmonary arteries and the bronchi and bronchioles, respectively, o f red foxes (Vulpes vulpes). Both are widespread in Europe, ...
Characterization of the second internal transcribed spacer (ITS-2)rDNA region among the Elaphostrongylinae (Nematoda:Protostrongylidae)
Four species of elaphostrongyline nematodes are known to infect cervids in North America. One species, Parelaphostrongylus tenuis, can cause neurologic disease (parelaphostrongylosis) in cervid hosts other than white ...
Direct and indirect effects of post-fire conditions on successional pathways and ecological processes in black spruce-Kalmia forests
The goal of this thesis was to estimate the relative importance of the mechanisms by which forest stands of east-central Newfoundland are replaced by unproductive dwarf-shrub communities following wildfire. Sheep laurel ...