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Regenerating Longleaf Pine NaturallyAuthor(s): Thomas C. Croker; William D. Boyer
Source: Res. Pap. SO-105. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionResearch has developed guides for consistent natural regeneration of longleaf pine by a shelterwood system. Key measures include hardwood control by fire and other means, timely preparatory and seed cuts, seed crop monitoring, seedbed preparation, protection of established seedlings, prompt removal of parent trees when reproduction is adequate, and control of competition and brown-spot disease after the removal cut.
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CitationCroker, Thomas C., Jr.; Boyer, William D. 1975. Regenerating Longleaf Pine Naturally. Res. Pap. SO-105. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
KeywordsPinus palustris, shelterwood, prescribed burning, timber management systems.
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