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Table 6 Outcome categories as defined in this review and number of reports per outcome

From: What is the effect of prescribed burning in temperate and boreal forest on biodiversity, beyond pyrophilous and saproxylic species? A systematic review

CodeDescriptionNumber of studies containing richness dataNumber of studies containing diversity data
TreeTrees (including seedlings and saplings)209
VascVascular plants (including a mix of herbaceous and woody species)10745
VascHHerbaceous plants (vascular)194
VascWWoody plants (vascular)213
BryoBryophytes21
LichLichens42
FungFungi144
MammMammals71
BirdBirds233
AmphAmphibians30
ReptReptiles40
BeetsSaproxylic beetles10
BeetgGround beetles137
BeetoOther beetles (or all beetles)92
InsInsects (except beetles only)184
ArthArthropods (except insects only)196
InverInvertebrates (except arthropods only)43
NnativInvasive/exotic/non-native species160
PlanFunBryAll plants, fungi and bryophytes30
NativNative species200
  1. Since some reports included multiple outcome categories, the sum of the numbers exceeds the total number of reports (n = 244)