A Preliminary Stand Classification for Lodgepole Pine in the Intermountain Region

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Differences in age, composition, density, and other attributes commonly occur between forest stands. Unless forest researchers and managers understand these differences they are handicapped in their respective tasks of developing and applying proper stand management techniques. A classification that defines the various stands within a forest type and describes how they may be easily identified can be of great assistance. Such a classification for the lodgepole pine stands in the Intermountain region is presented here.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Ogden, Utah

Publication date: August 1, 1955

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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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