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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

Code Description Number of studies containing richness data Number of studies containing diversity data
Tree Trees (including seedlings and saplings) 20 9
Vasc Vascular plants (including a mix of herbaceous and woody species) 107 45
VascH Herbaceous plants (vascular) 19 4
VascW Woody plants (vascular) 21 3
Bryo Bryophytes 2 1
Lich Lichens 4 2
Fung Fungi 14 4
Mamm Mammals 7 1
Bird Birds 23 3
Amph Amphibians 3 0
Rept Reptiles 4 0
Beets Saproxylic beetles 1 0
Beetg Ground beetles 13 7
Beeto Other beetles (or all beetles) 9 2
Ins Insects (except beetles only) 18 4
Arth Arthropods (except insects only) 19 6
Inver Invertebrates (except arthropods only) 4 3
Nnativ Invasive/exotic/non-native species 16 0
PlanFunBry All plants, fungi and bryophytes 3 0
Nativ Native species 20 0
  1. Since some reports included multiple outcome categories, the sum of the numbers exceeds the total number of reports (n = 244)