Skip to main content

Some Soil Factors Associated with Site Quality for Planted Black Locust and Black Walnut

Buy Article:

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)


Hundreds of black locust and black walnut plantings have been made with variable success. Many were on prairie soil where trees were not native and where tree soil requirements were therefore unknown. This study attempts to divide some plantation soils into simple classes and to correlate site index of these two species with easily recognizable soil properties. The object is to reduce the problem of site evaluation for black locust and black walnut to a set of simple instructions that will increase the proportion of successful plantings.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Silviculturist, Central States Forest Experiment Station, Columbus, Ohio

Publication date: August 1, 1945

More about this publication?
  • 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.
  • Membership Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more