Skip to Main Content
Polymorphic site index curves for white pine in the southern AppalachiansAuthor(s): Donald E. Beck
Source: Res. Pap. SE-080. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
PDF: View PDF (1.28 MB)
DescriptionSite index curves are presented for natural stands of even-aged white pine in the southern Appalachians. The curves are based on measured height-growth trends in 42 stands. Shape of the height-growth curves was shown to change progressively with the level of site index, and these polymorphic trends are incorporated in the finished site-index curves. Comparison of the curves by geographic location, topographic position, and stand density level showed by important differences.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- 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.
CitationBeck, Donald E. 1971. Polymorphic site index curves for white pine in the southern Appalachians. Res. Pap. SE-080. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.
- White Pine Site Index for the Southern Forest Survey
- Growth Intercept as an Indicator of Site Index in Natural Stands of White Pine in the Southern Appalachians
- Converting hardwoods on poor sites to white pine by planting and direct seeding
XML: View XML