Species composition of regeneration after clearcutting Southern Appalachian hardwoodsAuthor(s): David L. Loftis
Source: Gen. Tech Rep. SO-74. New Orleans: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station: 253-257.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
PDF: Download Publication (569.01 KB)
DescriptionRegeneration after clearcutting of Southern Appalachian hardwood stands varies substantially in species composition not only among sites of different quality and previous-stand composition, but also among sites of similar quality and similar previous-stand composition. Severe competition from less desirable species for available growing space is cOllDlon in regenerated stands. The appropriate use of clearcutting, the need for quantitative models to predict species composition after harvest cutting, and the need for alternative cultural practices are discussed.
- 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.)
CitationLoftis, David L. 1989. Species composition of regeneration after clearcutting Southern Appalachian hardwoods. In: Proceedings of the fifth biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech Rep. SO-74. New Orleans: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station: 253-257.
- Development and quality of reproduction in two-age central Appalachian hardwoods - 10-year results
- The regeneration of central hardwoods with emphasis on the effects of site quality and harvesting practice
- Species composition of developing Central Appalachian hardwood stands following clearcutting
XML: View XML