Insurance Silviculture in the Black Cherry-Maple Type
Authors: Bennett, Arthur L.; Armstrong, Malcolm M.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 79, Number 3, 1 March 1981 , pp. 146-154(9)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:On the Allegheny Plateau in Pennsylvania, large areas of the black cherry-maple type are nearing an age when they should be regenerated. Largely because of browsing by white-tailed deer, clearcutting in these even-aged, second-growth stands often fails to secure regeneration. An industrial landowner leaves 20 to 40 pole-sized trees per acre, usually sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.) and red maple (A. rubrum L.). They are a hedge against failure of regeneration and will provide a high rate of financial return while a new stand develops.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forest Engineer, Forest Products Division Texasgulf Inc., Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
Publication date: 1981-03-01
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