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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 typeExamples of dominant tree speciesNo. of studies
Temperate broadleaf/mixedAcer spp., Quercus spp.80
Boreal broadleaf/mixedBetula spp., Populus tremula/tremuloides15
Poor-soil forestPinus spp., Betula pubescens ssp. czerepanovii19
Richer-soil conifersAbies spp., Tsuga spp., Picea spp., Taxus baccata, Thuja plicata, Pseudotsuga menziesii19
Open woodlandEucalyptus spp. (Australia) or Betula spp., Quercus spp. (European wooded pastures or meadows)11
RegeneratingPinus sylvestris, Populus tremuloides12
  1. Some of the studies appear more than once in the table, since they reported on more than one cover type