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A Loblolly Pine Management Guide: Natural Regeneration of Loblolly PineAuthor(s): M. Boyd Edwards
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-47. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionFor many landowners, low cost makes natural regeneration an attractive alternative to planting when loblolly pine stands are harvested. Clearcutting, seed-tree, shelterwood, and selection methods can be used. Keys to success are a suitable seedbed.an adequate seed supply, sufficient moisture. and freedom from excessive competition.
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CitationEdwards, M. Boyd. 1987. A Loblolly Pine Management Guide: Natural Regeneration of Loblolly Pine. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-47. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
KeywordsPinus taeda, silvicultural systems, clearcutting, shelterwood, seed tree, selection cutting.
- Loblolly pine: the ecology and culture of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.)
- Natural hybridization within seed sources of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.)
- Genetic diversity within and among populations of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.)
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