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Whitebark Pine Guidelines for Planting PrescriptionsAuthor(s): Glenda L. Scott; Ward W. McCaughey
Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 84-90
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Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThis paper reviews general literature, research studies, field observations, and standard Forest Service survival surveys of high-elevation whitebark pine plantations and presents a set of guidelines for outplanting prescriptions. When planting whitebark pine, the recommendations are: 1) reduce overstory competition; 2) reduce understory vegetation, especially grasses and sedges; 3) avoid outplanting in swales or frost pocket areas; 4) provide shade protection; 5) plant where there is protection from heavy snow loading; and 6) provide adequate growing space.
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CitationScott, Glenda L.; McCaughey, Ward W. 2006. Whitebark Pine Guidelines for Planting Prescriptions. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 84-90
Keywordswhitebark pine, Pinus albicaulis, reforestation, tree planting, pocket gophers, white pine blister rust, mountain pine beetle, cones, seeds, fire suppression
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