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Behavior of ground vegetation under a partially cut stand of Douglas-fir.Author(s): Kenneth W. Krueger
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 198, p. 1-3
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionEnvironmental changes resulting from logging in the Douglas-fir region often create ideal growing conditions for many woody and herbaceous plants. A rapid increase of brush and low vegetation, in turn, can seriously hinder efforts to establish a new stand. Consequently, one argument against partial cutting in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is that it opens the forest canopy sufficiently to stimulate growth of ground vegetation and thus makes future stand regeneration more difficult.
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CitationKrueger, Kenneth W. 1960. Behavior of ground vegetation under a partially cut stand of Douglas-fir. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 198, p. 1-3
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