Area of Study
Science and Mathematics
Nurse logs provide safe sites from biotic and abiotic factors inhibiting seedling establishment and growth on the forest floor. Nurse logs therefore disrupt density dependent effects of fungal pathogens on seedlings.
Ortmann, Kimmy E., "The Influence of Nurse Logs on Seedlings and Trees in Temperate Rainforests" (2016). Summer Research. 281.
University of Puget Sound