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Table 2 Distribution of included studies over different forest cover types

From: Manipulating ungulate herbivory in temperate and boreal forests: effects on vegetation and invertebrates. A systematic review

Forest cover type Examples of dominant tree species No. of studies
Temperate broadleaf/mixed Acer spp., Quercus spp. 80
Boreal broadleaf/mixed Betula spp., Populus tremula/tremuloides 15
Poor-soil forest Pinus spp., Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii 19
Richer-soil conifers Abies spp., Tsuga spp., Picea spp., Taxus baccata, Thuja plicata, Pseudotsuga menziesii 19
Open woodland Eucalyptus spp. (Australia) or Betula spp., Quercus spp. (European wooded pastures or meadows) 11
Regenerating Pinus sylvestris, Populus tremuloides 12
  1. Some of the studies appear more than once in the table, since they reported on more than one cover type