On site 90-100 loessal soils in southeast Arkansas, from 1960 through 1964, 30-year-old stands thinned to 55, 80, and 125 square feet of basal area per acre completed 53 percent of tbeir annual growth by May 31 and 68 percent by July 15. In dry years proportionately more growth occurred by these dates than in wet years. Dominants and codominants grew longer and faster in lightly stocked stands than in heavily stocked stands.
Document Type: Journal Article
Staff of the Southern Forest Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U. S. Dept. Agric., Crossett, Ark.
Publication date: October 1, 1966
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