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Regeneration in United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service mixed conifer partial cuttings in the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington.Author(s): K.W. Seidel; S. Conrade Head
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-310. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 20 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionA survey in the Blue Mountains of north-eastern Oregon and southeastern Washington showed that, on the average, partial cuts in the grand fir/big huckleberry community were well stocked with a mixture of advance, natural post-harvest, and planted reproduction of a number of species. Partial cuts in the mixed conifer/pinegrass community had considerably fewer seedlings; some plots were understocked. Much of the understocking appeared to be related to low and irregular overstory density, lack of advance reproduction, reproduction destroyed by logging, and heavy grass cover.
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CitationSeidel, K.W.; Head, S. Conrade. 1983. Regeneration in United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service mixed conifer partial cuttings in the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-310. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 20 p
KeywordsRegeneration (stand), partial cutting, regeneration (artificial), regeneration (natural), mixed stands, Blue Mountains (Oregon), Blue Mountains (Washington)
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