Effects of Clearcutting Understory Hardwoods on the Growth of a Shortleaf-Virginia Pine Stand
The adverse effects of hardwoods on reproduction of pine are now well proven. An allied question is whether a pine stand benefits in growth from the removal of understory hardwoods. Eleven-year results on an experiment in a pine stand typical of the Tennessee Valley area indicate a negative answer to this question.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forester, Tennessee Valley Authority, Norris, Tenn.
Publication date: 01 March 1951