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Variation in hydrochory among lakes and streams: effects of channel planform, roughness, and currents
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. Key Laboratory of Eco‐Environments inThree Gorges Reservoir Region (Ministry of Education), Chongqing Key Laboratory of Plant Ecology and Resources in Three Gorges Reservoir Region, School of Life Sciences, Southwest University, Chongqing, PR China.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8777-337x
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. NRRV, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7212-8121
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences.
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Environmental Studies, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden.
2019 (English)In: Ecohydrology, ISSN 1936-0584, E-ISSN 1936-0592, Vol. 12, no 5, article id e2091Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The configuration of channels in stream networks is vital for their connectivity, biodiversity, and metacommunity dynamics. We compared the capacity of three process domains-lakes, slow-flowing reaches, and rapids-to disperse and retain plant propagules by releasing small wooden cubes as propagule mimics during the spring flood and recording their final locations. We also measured the geomorphic characteristics (planform, longitudinal profile, cross-sectional morphology, and wood) of each process domain. The three process domains all differed in morphology and hydraulics, and those characteristics were important in shaping the transport capacity of mimics. On average, lakes retained more mimics than slow-flowing reaches but did not differ from the retainment of rapids. Living macrophytes were the most efficient element trapping mimics. In rapids and slow-flowing reaches, most trapped mimics remained floating, whereas in lakes, most mimics ended up on the banks. The decay curves of retention varied substantially among and within process domains. The results suggest that managers who rely on natural recovery of restored sites by means of plant immigration may benefit from understanding landscape patterns when deciding upon the location of restoration measures in stream networks.

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John Wiley & Sons, 2019. Vol. 12, no 5, article id e2091
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connectivity, hydrochory, lakes, northern Sweden, process domains, propagule mimics, streams
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Ecology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-161838DOI: 10.1002/eco.2091ISI: 000474658500011OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-161838DiVA, id: diva2:1341416
Available from: 2019-08-08 Created: 2019-08-08 Last updated: 2019-08-08Bibliographically approved

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