Fifty Years' Progress in Converting Virgin Southwestern Ponderosa Pine to Managed Stands
Authors: Myers, Clifford A.; Martin, Edward C.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 61, Number 8, 1 August 1963 , pp. 583-586(4)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:An uneven-aged, understocked virgin forest of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Laws.) was partially harvested by group selection, improvement selection, and salvage cutting. This reduced mortality and board-foot increment and increased cubic-foot increment in the residual stands. The conventional cutting systems suggested for the future will lead to even-aged stands where present stand structure will permit, and to group selection stands where present structure is many-aged.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forestry Research Technician, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U. S. Dept. Agric., with Central Headquarters at Fort Collins in Cooperation with Colorado State University
Publication date: August 1, 1963
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