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Continuing to fertilize bareroot and container seedlings during the hardening process (from cessation of height growth until lifting) can improve seedling viability. The process of fertilizing during hardening has many names, but in the last decade a new term, nutrient loading, has come into use.…
Author(s): R. Kasten Dumroese
Keywords: Loblolly pine, Pinus taeda, slash pine, Pinus elliottii, longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, irrigation, crop scheduling, bareroot, container seedlings, water management, hardening
Source: In: Riley L.E., Dumroese R.K., Landis T.D., technical coordinators. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2002. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Proceedings RMRS-P-28: 31–36. Available at:
Year: 2003
We used data from 322 natural longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) trees to include crown ratio as a continuous variable in taper equations. The data were divided into 10 crown-ratio classes and fitted taper equations into each class to detect trends in the coefficients. For application to…
Author(s): Dennis J. Shaw, Ralph S. Meldahl, John S. Kush, Greg L. Somers
Keywords: Crown ratio, longleaf pine, Pinus palustris Mill, tree taper equations, tree taper model
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-66. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 8 p.
Year: 2003
A healthy understory commmunity is a key factor in maintaining the biodiversity of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) stands, and there appears to be a strong relationship between the occurrence of fire and the condition of the understory vegetauon. Generally, the understory is healthier in burned…
Author(s): Kenneth W. Outcalt
Keywords: fire, Florida, Georgia, longleaf pine, North Carolina, Pinus palustris, prescribed burning, restoration, South Carolina, understory
Source: In: Moser, W. Keith; Moser, Cynthia E., eds. Fire and forest ecology: innovative silviculture and vegetation management. Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference Proceedings, No. 21. Tallahassee, FL: Tall Timbers Research Station: 178-182
Year: 2000
The objective was to determine the effectiveness of a regular prescribed burning program for reducing tree mortality in southern pine forests burned by wildfire. This study was conducted on public and industry lands in northeast Florida. On the Osceola National Forest, mean mortality was 3.5% in…
Author(s): Kenneth W. Outcalt, Dale D. Wade
Keywords: Prescribed burning, wildfire, longleaf pine, slash pine, mortality
Source: J. Appl. For. 28(1):28-34.
Year: 2004
The ecological, site, and vegetation characteristics of pine wetland forests of the flatwoods region of the Southeastern United States are described. Provisional working definitions of old-growth characteristics are provided for longleaf pine, slash pine, and pond pine forests. These definitions…
Author(s): William R. Harms
Keywords: Forested wetlands, longleaf pine, old growth, old-growth management, pine flatwoods, pond pine, slash pine
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-2. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 11 p.
Year: 1996
The effects of several hardwood control treatments on understory succession and overstory growth have been followed for 19 years on a Coastal Plain site in southwest Alabama. The study began in 1973, with 12 treatment combinations in 14-year-old naturally established longleaf pine (Pinus palustris…
Author(s): William D. Boyer
Keywords: prescribed fire, longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, hardwood control, growth and yield
Source: In: Fire, Meteorology and the Landscape: 12th conference on fire and forest meteorology; 1993 October 26-28; Jekyll Island, GA. [Jekyll Island, GA]: Society of American Foresters: 102.
Year: 1993
We measured resin flow of longleaf (Pinus palustris Mill.) pines in red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis Vieillot) clusters in the Angelina National Forest in Texas, and the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida. Sample trees were categorized as active cavity trees, inactive cavity trees…
Author(s): W.G. Ross, D.L. Kulhavy, R.N. Conner
Keywords: endangered species, resin flow, red-cockaded woodpecker, longleaf pine, edge effect, stand structure
Source: Forest Ecology and Management 91 (1997) 145-154
Year: 1997
Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) ecosystems once occupied perhaps as much as 60 million acres in the Southeastern United States (fig. l), stretching from southeastern Virginia south to central Florida and west into eastern Texas (Stout and Marion 1993). These fire-dependent ecosystems…
Author(s): Kenneth W. Outcalt, Raymond M. Sheffield
Keywords: ecosystem, habitat, longleaf pine, nonindustrial private owner, resources
Source: Resour. Bull. SRS–9. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 28 p.
Year: 1996
Selection of forest stands by 18 clans of foraging red-cockaded woodpeckers was studied in their year-round home ranges. The foraging use of 276 stands relative to their availability within the home ranges was compared to several stand characteristics. Selection among stands with similar…
Author(s): Robert G. Hooper, Richard F. Harlow
Keywords: Endangered species, foraging habitat, habitat selection, loblolly pine, longleaf pine, Picoides borealis
Source: Res. Pap. SE-259. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
Year: 1986
Some of the most species-rich areas and highest concentrations of threatened and endangered species in the southeastern United States are found in wet savanna and flatwood longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) communities. Where intensive forestry practices have eliminated much of the natural…
Author(s): Susan Cohen, Richard Braham, Felipe Sanchez
Keywords: flatwoods, longleaf pine, Pinus palustris, restoration, savannas, seed bank
Source: Restoration Ecology, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 503-515
Year: 2004