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Sustaining recruitment of oak reproduction in uneven-aged stands in the Ozark Highlands.Author(s): David R. Larsen; Edward F. Loewenstein; Paul S. Johnson
Source: General Technical Report NC-203. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSuccessful application of the single-tree selection system in Ozark oak forests depends on sustaining adequate recruitment of reproduction into the overstory. In turn, this requires maintaining stand density at ecologically appropriate levels. The ecological requirements for oak recruitment are discussed and guiding curves are presented that meet those requirements.
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CitationLarsen, David R.; Loewenstein, Edward F.; Johnson, Paul S. 1999. Sustaining recruitment of oak reproduction in uneven-aged stands in the Ozark Highlands. General Technical Report NC-203. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsuneven-aged silviculture, stand structure, stand density, diameter distributions, oak
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