Skip to Main Content
Appalachian hardwood stump sprouts are potential sawlog crop treesAuthor(s): Neil I. Lamson
Source: Research Note NE-229. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
PDF: Download Publication (480.41 KB)
DescriptionA survey of 8- and 12-year-old hardwood stump sprouts was made in north-central West Virginia. Species surveyed were yellow-poplar, black cherry, red oak, red maple, and basswood. Of the stumps cut 12 years ago, 66 percent produced at least one dominant or codominant sprout that originated at groundline and was free from forks in the lower 25 feet of the bole. The abundance and quality of these stump sprouts indicated that many of them can be considered as potential sawlog crop trees.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationLamson, Neil I. 1976. Appalachian hardwood stump sprouts are potential sawlog crop trees. Research Note NE-229. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
- Reproduction 12 years after seed-tree harvest cutting in Appalachian hardwoods
- Post-harvest prescribed burning of oak stands: an alternative to the shelterwood-burn technique?
- Effects of pre- and post-harvest site preparation treatments on natural regeneration success in a mixed hardwood stand after 10 years
XML: View XML