Understory Removal Improves Shortleaf Pine Growth
Authors: Bower, David R.; Ferguson, Edwin R.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 66, Number 5, 1 May 1968 , pp. 421-422(2)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:In the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, complete removal of 33 square feet of hardwood under-story basal area increased the growth of the shortleaf pine overstory by 31 percent. When only part of the understory was removed, the overstory's growth response was proportionally less.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Southern Forest Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric., Harrison, Ark.
Publication date: 1968-05-01
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