Skip to Main Content
Modeling the regeneration of northern hardwoods with FOREGENAuthor(s): Dale S. Solomon; William B. Leak
Source: Res. Pap. NE-719. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 9 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
View PDF (800.7 KB)
DescriptionDescribes the stochastic model FOREGEN that simulates regeneration in openings in northern hardwood stands that range in size from clearcuts of 2,000 by 2,000 feet to single-tree openings of 25 by 25 feet. The model incorporates the effects of seed development, dispersal, germination, seedbed conditions, advanced regeneration, and weather. Users can specify options on stand age, species composition, size of opening, harvesting in winter vs. summer, mechanical scarification, seed trees, advanced regeneration, and stump treatment for red maple. The output is percent species composition of the regeneration 3 years after harvest.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, firstname.lastname@example.org if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- 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.
CitationSolomon, Dale S.; Leak, William B. 2002. Modeling the regeneration of northern hardwoods with FOREGEN. Res. Pap. NE-719. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 9 p.
KeywordsFORERGEN, regeneration, model, simulator, northern hardwoods
- Effects of pre- and post-harvest site preparation treatments on natural regeneration success in a mixed hardwood stand after 10 years
- Seed production and advance regeneration in Allegheny hardwood forests
- Characteristics of Declining Forest Stands on the Allegheny National Forest
XML: View XML