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Soil and vegetation response to soil compaction and forest floor removal after aspen harvesting.Author(s): David H. Alban; George E. Host; John D. Elioff; David A. Shadis
Source: Research Paper NC-315. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionReports that both forest floor removal and soil compaction significantly reduced biomass and height of 2-year-old aspen suckers in plots in northern Minnesota.
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CitationAlban, David H.; Host, George E.; Elioff, John D.; Shadis, David A. 1994. Soil and vegetation response to soil compaction and forest floor removal after aspen harvesting. Research Paper NC-315. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, aspen, soil bulk density, soil strength, infiltration rate, ground flora
- Soil properties associated with various stages of succession in the aspen ecosystem
- Soil variation and sampling intensity under red pine and aspen in Minnesota.
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