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Revegetation after strip cutting and block clearcutting in northern hardwoods: a 10-year historyAuthor(s): C. Wayne Martin; Hornbeck James W.; Hornbeck James W.
Source: Res. Pap. NE-625. Broomall, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionChanges in the density and biomass of trees, shrubs, and herbs were measured periodically over 10 years following a progressive strip cutting and block clearcutting of northern hardwoods. At 10 years after clearcutting, yellow birch was the most numerous commercial or uncommercial tree on the block clearcut; sugar maple on the strip cut. Pin cherry dominated the biomass on the block clearcut and the first set of strips throughout the 10 years; yellow birch and sugar maple on the second and third sets of strips at 10 years.
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CitationMartin, C. Wayne; Hornbeck James W. 1989. Revegetation after strip cutting and block clearcutting in northern hardwoods: a 10-year history. Res. Pap. NE-625. Broomall, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
Keywordsbiomass, Hubbard Brook, pin cherry, regeneration, stocking, sugar maple, yellow birch
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