Thirty-eight Years of Group Selection in New England Northern Hardwoods
Abstract:A 38-year period of group selection in northern hardwoods is resulting in a permanent composition of one-quarter to one-third intermediate and intolerant species. The diameter distribution follows the inverse J-shaped form that typifies uneven-aged stands. Uneven-aged management based on a combination of group and single-tree selection appears to be silviculturally sound.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Research Forester with the Northeastern Forest Experiment Station's Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, Durham, New Hampshire
Publication date: October 1, 1977
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