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Whole-tree clearcutting in New England: manager's guide to impacts on soils, streams, and regenerationAuthor(s): Robert S. Pierce; James W. Hornbeck; Wayne C. Martin; Louise M. Tritton; Tattersall C. Smith; Anthony C. Federer; Harry W. Yawney
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-172. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionStudies of impacts of whole-tree clearcutting in spruce-fir, northern hardwood, and central hardwood forest types are summarized for use by practicing foresters, land managers, environmental protection agencies and organizations, and the general public. Guidelines are given for protecting soils, stream water quality, nutrient cycles, and site productivity.
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CitationPierce, Robert S.; Hornbeck, James W.; Martin, Wayne C.; Tritton, Louise M.; Smith, Tattersall C.; Federer, Anthony C.; Yawney, Harry W. 1993. Whole-tree clearcutting in New England: manager''s guide to impacts on soils, streams, and regeneration. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-172. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
Keywordsbiomass harvesting, site productivity, water quality, spruce-fir, northern hardwoods, central hardwoods, New England
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