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Oak Forest Ecosystems Oak Forest Ecosystems focuses on the relationship between an oak forest's acorn yield and species of wildlife that depend on it It begins by treating factors such as oak distribution forest fires tree diseases and pests dynamics of acorn production and acorn dispersal by birds and mammals Special consideration is given to the phenomenon of masting whereby oaks in a given area will produce huge crops of acorns at irregular intervals a key component for wildlife researchers and managers in understanding patterns of scarcity and abundance in the creatures that feed on this crop Relationships between oaks and animals such as mice suirrels turkeys deer and bear are discussed as are the differences between eastern southern Appalachian southwestern and California oak forests Contributors Marc D Abrams Pennsylvania State University Patrick H Brose US Department of Agriculture Forest Service John P Buonaccorsi University of Massachusetts Daniel Dey US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Joseph S Elkinton University of Massachusetts George A Feldhamer Southern Illinois University Peter F Folliott University of Arizona Lee E Frelich University of Minnesota Cathryn H Greenberg US Department of Agriculture Forest Service William M Healy US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Roy L Kirkpatrick Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Johannes M H Knops University of Nebraska Walter D Koenig University of California Nelson W Lafon Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Andrew M Liebhold US Department of Agriculture Forest Service William J McShea National Zoological ParkConservation and Research Center William H McWilliams US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Gary W Norman Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Steven W Oak US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Renee A O'Brien US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Richard S Ostfeld Institute of Ecosystem Studies Bernard R Parresol US Department of Agriculture Forest Service Peter J Perkins University of New Hampshire Gordon C Reese Colorado State University Peter B Reich University of Minnesota Peter D Smallwood University of Richmond Christopher C Smith Kansas State University Richard B Standiford University of California Berkeley Martin A Stapanian Ohio Cooperative Wildlife Unit Michael A Steele Wilkes University David Steffen Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries David H Van Lear Clemson University Michael R Vaughan Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Karen L Waddell US Department of Agriculture Forest Service

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