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Guidelines for evaluating regeneration before and after clearcutting Allegheny hardwoodsAuthor(s): David A. Marquis; John C. Bjorkbom
Source: Research Note NE-307. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionUse of the guides presented here will enable selection of Allegheny hardwood stands most likely to regenerate successfully after clearcutting. The guides are based on how well before-logging criteria predicted success in a number of stands 5 years after cutting. In comparison to earlier information, these guidelines recommend more small reproduction and higher quality, though fewer, stems of large reproduction. Guides to evaluate regeneration after cutting, based on both number and height of stems, are included also.
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CitationMarquis, David A.; Bjorkbom, John C. 1982. Guidelines for evaluating regeneration before and after clearcutting Allegheny hardwoods. Research Note NE-307. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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