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Lessons from artificial regeneration studies in a cutover beetle-killed spruce stand in western Colorado

Informally Refereed
Authors: Frank Ronco
Year: 1967
Type: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
Source: Res. Note RM-RN-90. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p.

Abstract

This paper summarizes results from several separate but related studies of seeding and planting Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmanni Parry) and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.). The studies were mode in a cutover stand of beetle-killed spruce on the White River Notional Forest in western Colorado. The 50-acre stand was at 10,500 feet elevation on a gentle northwest slope. A dense ground cover of forbs, grosses, and sedges developed after the area was salvaged logged in 1948.

Keywords

regeneration, seeding, planting, Engelmann spruce, Picea engelmanni, beetle-killed spruce

Citation

Ronco, Frank. 1967. Lessons from artificial regeneration studies in a cutover beetle-killed spruce stand in western Colorado. Res. Note RM-RN-90. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p.
https://www.fs.usda.gov/research/treesearch/65253