Forest Regeneration Manual

Forest Regeneration Manual

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The Forest Regeneration Manual presents state-of-the-art information about current regeneration practices for southern pines in the United States. Over 1.2 billion seedlings of five major species -- loblolly, slash, longleaf, sand, and shortleaf -- are planted each year. In 22 chapters, the Manual details fundamental steps in establishing successful young pine plantations: regeneration planning, including economic and legal aspects; regeneration harvest methods; propagation by seed and vegetative techniques; bareroot and container seedling culturing in the nursery; measures of seedling quality; site potential; -- environment, associated vegetation, soils; matching species to sites; site preparation -- mechanical and chemical methods, fire, fertilization; seedling handling before planting; planting practices and measures of regeneration success; promoting early plantation growth and management of competing vegetation, insects, disease, and wildlife.In Forest Vegetation Management for Conifer Production (J.D. Walstad and P.J. Kuch, eds.). John Wiley and Sons, New ... Haywood, J.D., and A.E. Tiarks. 1981. Weed control and ... South. J. Appl. Forestry 8(4): 181-185. Lightle, D.C. 1960.

Title:Forest Regeneration Manual
Author:Mary L. Duryea, P.M . Dougherty
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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