Species Composition and Structure of a Northern Hardwood Stand After 61 Years of Group/Patch Selection
Abstract:The 61-year results from a study of group/patch selection in New Hampshire (four entries, 0.5 ac average opening size) showed that this system will maintain a continued proportion of about 20% of the basal area in bitches and ash, or about one-third in all intolerant/intermediate species. The diameter distribution closely followed the J-shaped curve typical of unevenaged forests. There was a dead standing component of about 20 trees per acre including 3 sawtimber-sized stems. North. J. Appl. For: 16(3):151-153.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Northeastern Research Station, P.O. Box 640, Durham, NH 03824, (603) 868-7655:, Fax: (603) 868-7604
Publication date: September 1, 1999
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