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Uneven-Aged Management in the Loblolly-Shortleaf Pine Type

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The advantages and disadvantages of uneven-aged management in the loblolly-shortleaf pine type (Pinus taeda L. and P. echinata Mill.) are discussed. This evaluation concludes that uneven-aged management is feasible for woodlands of small landowners. Where 4,000 board feet (International ΒΌ-inch rule) per acre were left following a cyclic cut, the annual growth was more than 400 board feet per acre in trees 11.6 inches d.b.h. and larger.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Softwood management specialist, Southeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Jackson, Mississippi

Publication date: 1978-08-01

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
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