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The Influence of Residual Stand Densities on Regeneration in Sugar Maple StandsAuthor(s): Carl H. Tubbs
Source: Research Note NC-47. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionStudies of regeneration 2, 5, and 10 years after cutting mature and overmature sugar maple stands to several residual densities show that (1) sugar maple is still the predominant species under all stand densities (2) nearly all regeneration reaching larger size classes became established before cutting (3) heavier cuttings (30, 50, and 70 square feet) are more rapidly making up deficits in sapling and pole sized classes than the lightest cutting (90 square feet).
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CitationTubbs, Carl H. 1968. The Influence of Residual Stand Densities on Regeneration in Sugar Maple Stands. Research Note NC-47. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsResidual stand densities, sugar maple
- Field identification of birdseye in sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.)
- Health of eastern North American sugar maple forests and factors affecting decline
- Sugar maple growth in relation to nutrition and stress in the northeastern United States
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