Influence of residual stand density on regeneration of northern hardwoods

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Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station , Upper Darby, Pa
Hardwoods, Forest regener
Statement[by W.B. Leak and D.S. Solomon].
SeriesResearch paper NE -- 310.
ContributionsSolomon, Dale S.
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Pagination7 p. :
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In a study of hardwood regeneration, experimental plots were treated to produce residual densities of 40, 60, 80, and square feet of basal area per acre w 45, and 60 percent sawtimber. After 9 years, numbers of stems and percent stocking were estimated for each species and they were rated for reproductive potential under different residual densities.

Influence of residual stand density on regeneration of northern hardwoods. Upper Darby, Pa.: Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: William B.

Leak and Dale S. Solomon. northern hardwood associations, contributing highly to the stand value on both agriculturally disturbed and dry or shallow-to-bedrock sites. Red oak regeneration in northern hardwood-oak stands is addressed under the section on even-age management.

Mixed-wood stands are diverse, including 25 to 65Cited by: A significant increase occurred in the total number of seedlings and saplings from 2 to 5 years after felling. For Yellow Birch, residual stand densities of 30 and 50 sq. b.a. gave a greater increase in % of stocked quadrats than did denser overstoreys.

Residual stand density stand density Subject Category: PropertiesAuthor: T. Church. Data from three uneven-aged northern hardwood stands in New York State were analyzed to assess the effects of understory American beech (Fagus grandifolia Ehrh.) density on changes of small stems within the to cm diameter class during the first cutting cycle under single-tree selection gs show that the amount of understory American beech on a regeneration Author: Ralph D.

Nyland, Lindsay Nystrom, Diane H. Kiernan, Eddie Bevilacqua. Old-Growth Characteristics in Northern Hardwood-Conifer Forests group selection, and SCE. Regeneration density and diversity can be limited by differing treatment effects on or interactions among light availability, competitive environment, substrate, and herbivory.

Regeneration Responses to Management for Old-Growth Characteristics in Cited by: 8. Residual canopy cover did not significantly affect aspen density in 9-year-old regeneration (R2 =P = ) but was negatively related to total height of 9-year-old codominant aspens (R2.

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Most regeneration of hardwood forests occurs naturally--that is, without planting trees--but many factors can affect forest regeneration. To regenerate naturally, the current forest must produce seedlings, stump sprouts, and root suckers that will become the next forest following a.

would allow the stand to be carried at satisfactory stocking and must be regenerated. Because of the past fihigh gradingfl cutting practices or wildfires, many upland hardwood stands are under-stocked with desirable trees, contain many ficullfl trees and need regeneration.

SeeFile Size: KB. RELATIVE DENSITY AND ITS USE IN THINNING Ralph D. Nyland Stout, S.L. Progress report for relative stand density in northern hardwoods throughout the Northeast. US For. Serv. Northeast. For. Expt. Stn. FS-NE To influence stand development in favor of a File Size: 2MB.

About 20 acres was pure northern hardwoods with little hemlock influence; this section was used for the regeneration surveys. Harvesting occurred in the winter ofand stand conditions were similar to the clearcut. The residual basal area was about 40 ft2, ranging from about 20 to 80 ft2. Following the harvest,File Size: 1MB.

The impact of two harvesting systems on residual stems in a partially cut stand of northern hardwoods Article in Canadian Journal of Forest Research 24(2) February with 17 Reads.

While the same regenerating stand, containing to competitive saplings of a high valued species provides the basis for reaping significant benefits in the future. The goal for hardwood regeneration is to ensure that 10 to12 years after the regeneration harvest the stand contains adequate numbers of saplings, typically between and   In tolerant hardwood forests of eastern North America, multiple-aged silvicultural systems rely on advanced regeneration to restock the forests.

Evaluation of the long-term influence of advanced regeneration on the mature stand is critical for improving management by: 2. A second possible explanation for the high regeneration densities could be related to the residual density of overstory seed-producing trees.

In another study, average ponderosa pine seedling densities ranged from to seedlings ha −1 (for trees Cited by: Lareau, J.

Growth Among Second-growth Northern Hardwoods at Two Locations in New York State Following Thinnings to Various Levels of Residual Relative Density.

thesis. SUNY Coll. Environ. Sci. and For., Syracuse, NY. Mar:Moller, C. The influence of thinning on volume increment. Results of investigations. in File Size: 2MB. Influence of stand density and structure on growth of northern hardwoods in New England. Upper Darby, Pa.: Forest Service, U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, (OCoLC)   A study was carried out to evaluate the effect of shelterwood cutting methods on stand structure and regeneration density.

Data were collected from a northern hardwood forest stands in Iran with Fagus orientalis Lipsky as dominant species, with/without shelterwood cutting operation. Results clearly demonstrate that the management of Fagus orientalis Lipsky with shelterwood cutting system Cited by: 3.


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Turnblom) – Stand Density Measures p. 2 of 10 Percent Normality (N%) – Based on Normal Yield, i.e., the yield that results when the trees are fully occupying the site – Knowing the age and site index for a particular stand, its basal area can beFile Size: 2MB.

Stand will undergo an overstory removal on roughly 60% of the stand to release the outstanding regeneration in areas with a slowly failing overstory.

Areas that still have a quality overstory will continue to be managed all aged using single tree selection. Sale establishment will occur in High grading is the removal of the most commercially valuable trees from the stand, often leaving a residual stand composed of trees of poor quality, poor species composition, or both.

A high-graded stand often has little or no future economic value with regard to timber. Product : Robert Bardon. However, subsequent browsing damage combined with the negative influence of the residual overstory cover can limit the longer-term benefit of understory herbicide treatments.

Subsequent removal of the overstory and browsing-control measures may be needed to promote sugar maple regeneration over beech in similar northern hardwood by: 4. Wood exchanges moisture with air; the amount and direction of the exchange (gain or loss) depend on the relative humid-ity and temperature of the air and the current amount of water in the wood.

This moisture relationship has an important influence on wood properties and performance. This chapter discusses the physical properties of most File Size: KB. Changes in species, grade, and structure over 48 years in a managed New England northern hardwood stand.

Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 19(1): Solomon, Dale S.; Leak, William B. Modeling the regeneration of northern hardwoods with FOREGEN.

Res. Pap. NE In natural regeneration work, we have established guidelines for optimal levels of residual stand density to facilitate light availability for oak seedling establishment. The importance of midstory/understory control measures and appropriate overstory removal were.

Regenerating Woodland Stands Eli Sagor, Extension Specialist, University of Minnesota Melvin J. Baughman, Extension Forester, Retired, University of Minnesota John G. DuPlissis, Silviculture Program Coordinator, University of Minnesota Natural Resources Research Institute Reviewed and revised in by Eli Sagor and John DuPlissis.

There are many reasons to harvest and regenerate a. For the other northern hardwoods, 96% of yellow birch volume, 77% of basswood volume, 69% of beech volume, and 58% of white/green ash volume occurred within the northern habitat type groups.

Northern Wisconsin Habitat Types In northern Wisconsin, the occurrence and relative growth potential of the northern hardwood cover type, and of the.

Solomon, Dale S. The influence of stand density and structure on growth of northern hardwoods in New England. USDA Forest Service, Research Paper Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Broomall, PA. 13 p.

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Traditionally, legacy-tree retention has been primarily applied as a modification of even-aged regeneration methods (e.g., clearcutting with reserves, irregular shelterwoods); however, recent work in northern hardwood systems is highlighting the value of applying this approach within group selection openings to meet biodiversity conservation.

northern hardwood forests, we conducted a regeneration survey of twenty-nine (29) small clearcuts in central New Hampshire and western Maine. We measured fourteen (14) whole-tree harvested (WTH) and fifteen (15) conventionally harvested (CH) sites and compared the productivity of the 10–14 year old Size: KB.Key Words: Northern hardwoods, stocking, structure, growth.

When marking a northern hardwood stand for uneven-aged management through individual-tree or small-group selec- tion, the manager comes face-to-face with the question of how much basal area to leave in the residual stand and how much of this basal area should be in sawtimber-sized trees.Canopy transmittance and residual stand structural features were measured inha circular plots established in recently harvested stands in 12 locations across northern Ontario.

For both trembling aspen- and white birch-dominated residual stands, canopy transmittance exhibited a negative exponential relationship with basal area Author: William C Parker, Mahadev Sharma.