Skip to main content

Cotton Rats Fail to Damage Southern Pine Seedlings

Buy Article:

$21.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

A grassy area of approximately one acre was enclosed and divided into four equal subdivisions. Small mammals were removed by trapping. One-year-old loblolly, shortleaf, and slash pine seedlings were planted in each of the four subdivisions. Cotton rats were released (8, 4, 2, and 0) in the subdivisions. Three months later 16 additional cotton rats were released in the subdivision which originally contained 8 rats. Trapping was conducted at 40-day intervals to check the cotton rat population and to remove possible infiltrators. Trees were examined weekly. No damage to pine seedlings by cotton rats was detected.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Department of Biology, Texas Technological College, Lubbock

Publication date: 1967-07-01

More about this publication?
  • 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.

    2016 Impact Factor: 1.675 (Rank 20/64 in forestry)

    Average time from submission to first decision: 39.6 days*
    June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017

    Also published by SAF:
    Forest Science
    Other SAF Publications
  • Submit a Paper
  • Membership Information
  • Author Guidelines
  • Podcasts
  • SAF Convention Abstracts
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more