Silviculture and forest ecology are commonly studied with reference to the homogeneous forest interior; but the forest margin has a quite different ecology, presenting plant associations which are not only interesting in themselves but are of special importance to landscape architects. And inasmuch as foresters are called upon more and more to consider seriously the scenic aspects of woodlands, they, too, should observe and strive to understand the significance of this forest margin ecology.
Document Type: Journal Article
Professor of Landscape Architecture, Massachusetts State College
Publication date: January 1, 1934
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