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A test of seedling growth response to several levels of soil compaction showed that root penetration depth was best correlated with soil compaction. Shoot biomass, root biomass, root elongation, and seedling height were not well correlated with compaction. The results reveal that most measurements…
Author(s): Howard G. Halverson, Robert P. Zisa
Keywords: urban trees, growth form, soil properties
Source: Res. Pap. NE-509. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 6p.
Year: 1982
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of…
Author(s): Daniel G. Neary, Kevin C. Ryan, Leonard F. DeBano
Keywords: ecosystem, fire effects, fire regime, fire severity, soil, water, watersheds, rehabilitation, soil properties, hydrology, hydrologic cycle, soil chemistry, soil biology, fire effects models
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-42-vol.4. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 250 p.
Year: 2005
Describes four ecosystems in Minnesota and Michigan comprised of mature aspen stands on a range of soils from sandy to clay. The ecosystems are part of a long-term study of the effects of harvesting and species conversion on ecosystem properties. Presents data on geology, weather, soils,…
Author(s): David H. Alban, Donald A. Perala, Martin F. Jurgensen, Michael E. Ostry, John R. Probst
Keywords: Populus tremuloides, quaking aspen, soil properties, biomass litterfall, synecological values, long-term productivity, insects, disease, wildlife
Source: Research Paper NC-300. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Year: 1991
Presents allometric estimators relating aboveground and belowground component weights to diameter measurements of more than 2,500 trees and shrubs encompassing 35 woody species samples from 8 soil series. The estimators were only weakly related to soil character but were strongly influenced by…
Author(s): Donald A. Perala, David Alban
Keywords: Populus tremuloides, aspen, soil properties, leaves, stems, roots, regression
Source: Research Paper NC-314. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Year: 1993
Ten years after planting, European larch and red pine diameters averaged 11.2 and 9.6 cm, and heights averaged 9.7 and 5.1 m. Litter on the larch plots was twice as heavy as on the pine and unplanted conrtol plots. Organic carbon content of the top 5 cm of soil appeared to reflect vegetation…
Author(s): Alfred Ray Harris, Richard S. Sartz
Keywords: land use, soil properties, soil water, forestation, watershed management
Source: Research Note NC-144. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Year: 1972
Presents a comprehensive forest site classification system for the Eastern Highland Rim and Pennyroyal in north Alabama, east-central Tennessee, and central Kentucky. The system is based on physiography, geology, soils, topography, and vegetation.
Author(s): Glendon W. Smalley
Keywords: Site index, mean annual increment, soil properties, pines, hardwoods
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-43. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 123 p.
Year: 1983
Presents a comprehensive forest site classification system for the Western Highland Rim and Western Pennyroyal-Limestone area in northwest Alabama, west-central Tennessee, and western Kentucky. The system is based on physiography, geology, soils, topography, and vegetation.
Author(s): Glendon W. Smalley
Keywords: Site index, mean annual increment, soil properties, pines, hardwoods
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-30. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 120 p.
Year: 1980
A new method of evaluating sites for planted cottonwood, sweetgum, sycamore, green ash, hackberry, sugarberry, pecan, yellow poplar and Nuttall, water, willow, swamp chestnut, Shumard and cherrybark oaks is presented.
Author(s): James B. Baker, W.M. Broadfoot
Keywords: Site index, soil properties, Populus deltoides, Liquidambar styraciflua, Platanus occidentalis, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Celtis occidentalis, C. laevigata, Carya illinoensis, Liriodendron tulipifera, Q. nuttallii, Q. nigm, Q. phellos, Q. michauxii, Q. shumardii, Quercus falcata var. pagodaefolia
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-26. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 51 p.
Year: 1979
Presents a comprehensive forest site classifictation system for the North Cumberland Plateau in north-central Tennessee and eastern Kentucky. The system is based on physiograhpy, geology, soils, topography, and vegetation.
Author(s): Glendon W. Smalley
Keywords: site index, mean annual increment, soil properties, pines, hardwoods
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-60. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 74 p.
Year: 1986
This paper presents a comprehensive forest site classification system for the southern portion of the Cumberland Plateau in northern Alabama, northwest Georgia, and extreme south-central Tennessee. The system is based on physiography, geology, soils, topography, and vegetation. Twenty-one landtypes…
Author(s): Glendon W. Smalley
Keywords: site index, mean annual increment, soil properties, pines, hardwoods
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-23. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 59 p.
Year: 1979
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