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A Simple Competition Assessment System Associated with Intensive Competition Control in Natural Loblolly - Shortleaf Pine Seedling StandsAuthor(s): Michael D. Cain
Source: South. J. Appl. For. 13(1):8-12.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionA simple competition assessment system was evaluated a.s part of an intensive competition control study in a natural, even-aged stand of loblolly-short-leaf pine (Pinus taeda L.-P. echinata Mill.) seedlings in southern Arkansas. Four levels of competition control were maintained annually for 3 years as follows: (1) no competition control, (2) woody com- petition control, (3) herbaceous competition control, and (4) total control of nonpine vegetation. The competition assessment system is based on a correlation of total height to groundline diameter (gld) forloblolly pine seedlings that are less than 6 ft tall. The correlation indicated that if seedling glds are not within + 10 mm of total seedling height (in feet) multiplied by 10, then the seedlings would most likely show a positive growth response to competition control.
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CitationCain, Michael D. 1989. A Simple Competition Assessment System Associated with Intensive Competition Control in Natural Loblolly - Shortleaf Pine Seedling Stands. South. J. Appl. For. 13(1):8-12.
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