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Impacts of Feral Hogs on Longleaf Pine Regeneration

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Moderate to heavy populations of feral hogs (Sus scrofa domesticus) were fenced out of 32 tenth-acre plots in a natural regeneration area for longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) After two growing seasons the fenced areas contained the equivalent of 500 fire-resistant longleaf pine seedlings per acre while corresponding unfenced areas contained only 8 fire-resistant seedlings per acre. Thus free ranging feral hogs caused a crop failure in these natural regeneration stands of longleaf pine. There was evidence that feral hogs selected the larger seedlings. Thus longleaf pine seedling crops that survive feral hog depredation will be progressively less competitive and vigorous. Areas with feral hog problems may need to control the hog population by trapping, hunting, or fencing. South. J. Appl. For. 13(4):177-181.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Belle W. Baruch Forest Science Institute of Clemson University, Georgetown, SC 29442

Publication date: November 1, 1989

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