Planning Longleaf Pine Regeneration Cuttings for Best Seedling Survival and Growth
A 5-year study in south Alabama indicated that the best initial stocking and survival of longleaf pine can be achieved by advance control of understory hardwoods and brush, and thinning to an overstory density of 20 to 40 square feet. Seedling survival and growth can be enhanced by overstory removal at age 1.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Now Retired, was Silviculturist at the Silviculture Laboratory, Southern Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, USDA, Brewton, Alabama
Publication date: 1977-01-01
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