Deer Browsing and Hardwood Regeneration in the Southern Appalachians
Abstract:Deer browsing effects were evident on the height growth of important timber species seven years after heavy selection cutting. Although the number of stems which exceeded the 4.5-foot level were significantly reduced, a sufficient number escaped to provide adequate stocking.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Wildlife Biologist, Bur. Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, U.S. Dep. Int., Blacksburg, Va.
Publication date: May 1, 1970
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