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Successful Forest Planting Requires Better Site Appraisals

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Forest plantations have been established in the Central States with varying degrees of success. When one considers the diverse conditions under which these plantings were made, it is not surprising that there have been many failures. Foresters have had very little accurate knowledge upon which to base a prediction of success. This has been especially true in the case of soil and site appraisals. A striking example of growth variation is here correlated with the soil and site conditions, to bring out the relationships.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Central States Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: October 1, 1935

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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