How shall I cut to get reproduction? What kind of reproduction will I get if I cut the way I am planning to? All foresters have asked themselves these questions. To help supply some answers to these questions for the northern Appalachian hardwood area, the authors have summarized and analyzed before- and after-cutting reproduction data collected over a period of 10 years on the Fernow Experimental Forest near Parsons, West Virginia.
Trimble, George R., Jr.; Hart, George. 1961. An appraisal of early reproduction after cutting in northern Appalachian hardwood stands. Station Paper NE-162. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 22 p.