The author discusses the climax forest in southeastern Alaska, its relation to even-aged stands, and the effect of logging and other factors on the succession from one to the other; he discusses also the possibility of applying ordinary yield table methods of site classification to these forests. The principles outlined are of interest to foresters in other regions particularly to those who axe concerned with the regeneration of mixed stands of spruce and balsam fir in the East.
Document Type: Journal Article
U. S. Forest Service, Juneau, Alaska
Publication date: January 1, 1933
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