Preliminary Recommendations for the Management of Black Cherry on the Northern Allegheny Plateau
Abstract:Black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehr.), one of the most valuable North American furniture woods, produces plenty of seedlings, but few of them survive to become crop trees. From studies on. the northern Allegheny Plateau, the author found that clear-cutting of narrow strips or small openings is an effective way to regenerate full stands of black cherry third growth.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silviculturist, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Upper Darby, Pa.
Publication date: 1953-03-01
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