Prediction of Site Index for Yellow Poplar from Soil and Topography
Abstract:Yellow poplar is one of the most valuable hardwoods; but it is also one of the most exacting in site requirements. This article analyzes the influence of some simple features of soil and topography on site index for the species and presents a key for use in appraising yellow poplar sites.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silviculturist, Central States Forest Experiment Station, Columbus, Ohio.
Publication date: September 1, 1945
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