Historical and Restoration Ecology


S. Brewer- photo

* Indicates student author

Brewer, J. S. 2016. Natural canopy damage and the ecological restoration of fire-indicative groundcover vegetation in an oak-pine forest. Fire Ecology 12:205-226.

Brewer, J. S., M.J. Abbott*, and S. Moyer*. 2015. Effects of oak-hickory woodland restoration treatments on native groundcover vegetation and the invasive grass Microstegium vimineum. Ecological Restoration 33:256-265.


Brewer, J. S. 2015. Changes in tree species composition and stand structure in a mature upland oak-dominated forest reflect differences in recruitment, survival, and longevity. Natural Areas Journal 35:550-556.


Brewer J. S. 2014. Effects of oak woodland restoration treatments on sapling survival and tree recruitment of oaks in an upland mesic oak-dominated forest. Ecological Restoration 32:127-130.

Maynard, E.* & S. Brewer. 2013. Restoring perennial warm-season grasses as a means of reversing mesophication of oak woodlands in northern Mississippi. Restoration Ecology 21:242-249.

Cannon, J.B.* and J.S. Brewer. 2013. Effects of Tornado Damage, Prescribed Fire, and Salvage Logging on Natural Oak (Quercus spp.) Regeneration in a Xeric Southern USA Coastal Plain Oak/Pine Forest. Natural Areas Journal 33:39-49.

Brewer, J.S., C.A. Bertz*, J.B. Cannon*, J.D. Chesser*, and E.E. Maynard*. 2012. Do natural disturbances or the forestry practices that follow them convert forests to early-successional communities? Ecological Applications 22:442-458.

Ryndock, J.A.*, G.E. Stratton, J.S. Brewer, and M.M. Holland. 2012. Differences in spider community composition among adjacent sites during initial stages of oak woodland restoration. Restoration Ecology 20:24-32.

Brewer, J.S. and T. Menzel. 2009. A method for evaluating outcomes of restoration when no reference sites exist. Restoration Ecology, in press.

Surrette, S.B.*, S.M. Aquilani*, and J.S. Brewer. 2008. Current and historical composition and size-structure of forests along an upland soil gradient in north Mississippi. Southeastern Naturalist 7:27-48.

Brewer, J. S. and C. H. Rogers*. 2006. Relationships between prescribed burning and wildfire occurrence and intensity in pine-hardwood forests in North Mississippi, USA . International Journal of Wildland Fire 15:203-211.

Brewer, J.S. 2005. The lack of favorable responses of an endangered pitcher plant to habitat restoration. Restoration Ecology 13:710-717.

Brewer, J. S. 2001. Current and presettlement tree species composition of some upland forests in northern Mississippi. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 128:332-349.


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