Effects of Cutting Level on Regeneration of Northern Hardwoods Protected from Deer
Abstract:A hardwood cutting study was established in 1957 in the Central Adirondack Mountains of New York, with 15 blocks at five treatment levels from clearcut to uncut. White-tailed deer have so influenced the regeneration of desirable hardwoods in this study that effects of cutting level can be accurately evaluated only within deer exclosures. Fifty-one two-milacre exclosure plots measured 12 seasons after treatments indicated satisfactory regeneration of desirable species, primarily sugar maple and yellow birch, over a wide range of cutting treatment.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Professor of Silviculture, S.U.N.Y. College of Forestry at Syracuse
Publication date: 1971-04-01
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