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Microsite and Height Growth of Yellow-Poplar

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Abstract:

Size of individual trees in an 18-year-old yellow-poplar, plantation varied with location in the stand. The 2.1-acre study area is at the down-slope end of an old field that had been abandoned from agriculture at least 10 years prior to being planted with yellow-poplar. Effective soil depth had been reduced in some parts by severe erosion and had been increased in other parts by deposition. Dominant and codominant trees ranged from 10 to 58 ft high and from 1 to 11 inches in diameter. Repeated early dieback in the poor site area was attributed to drought. The tallest trees started height growth before others and were still increasing their growth superiority 18 years after being planted. Soil and foliar analyses indicated that environmental factors influencing or determining available soil moisture were most closely correlated with tree heights.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associated with the Department of Forestry, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

Publication date: December 1, 1968

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
    Ranking: 16 of 66 in forestry

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