Influence of Habitat on Silvicultural Prescriptions in New England
Author: Leak, William B.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 78, Number 6, 1 June 1980 , pp. 329-333(5)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Silvicultural prescriptions in New England can be improved if land is classified by habitats within areas of a given rock type and climate. Habitat definition primarily in terms of glacial soil material provides insight into successional trends, species productivity, and managerial problems. On the basis of these factors, species and silvicultural treatments can be chosen logically for stands on granitic drift in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silviculturist at the Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Durham, New Hampshire
Publication date: 1980-06-01
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