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Trials of mixed-conifer plantings for increasing diversity in the lodgepole pine type

Trials of mixed-conifer plantings for increasing diversity in the lodgepole pine type

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station in Ogden, UT (324 25th St., Ogden 84401) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lodgepole pine -- Montana,
  • Forest regeneration -- Montana

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTrials of mixed conifer plantings for increasing diversity in the lodgepole pine type
    StatementDennis M. Cole
    SeriesResearch note INT -- 412, Research note INT -- 412
    ContributionsIntermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination9 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14714018M

    James N. Long USU Lab Website. WHO WE ARE The Forest Ecology and Silviculture lab is located in the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University in Logan, Utah USA. Morphological Grades of Lodgepole Pine Seedlings Compared After 13 Growing Seasons Abstract The effect of morphological specifications within one stock type of container lodgepole pine grown under conditions that promote secondary foliage was examined. Seedlings were near the planting site. The seedlings for this trial were.

    Title. Ponderosa and Lodgepole Pine seedling bud burst varies with lift date and cultural practices in Idaho nursery / Related Titles. Series: Research note INT ; By. C.D. Eaton, in Encyclopedia of Ecology, Lodgepole pine and red crossbills. One well-known example of coevolution as a result of antagonism is the case of the Rocky Mountain lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta latifolia) and the red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra complex).The red crossbill feeds on the pinecone seeds of the lodgepole pine, making the red crossbill–lodgepole pine .

    Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah): Forest structure and landscape patterns in the subalpine lodgepole pine type: a procedure for quantifying past and present conditions / (Ogden, UT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, []), also by Stephen F. Arno, Joe H. Scott, and Elizabeth D. Reinhardt. Site preparation severity influences lodgepole pine plant community composition, diversity, and succession over 25 years Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia Engelm.) ecosystems of central British Columbia face cumulative stresses, and .


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Get this from a library. Trials of mixed-conifer plantings for increasing diversity in the lodgepole pine type. [Dennis M Cole; Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)].

Three species were compared to lodgepole pine in a test of mixed-species planting in three ecological habitat types of the lodgepole pine type. Differences in seedling survival, condition, and growth were observed among species and among habitat types by the fifth year after planting.

“Lodgepole pine” will refer to lodgepole pine stands and “mixed conifer” will refer to mixed conifer stands as defined here for the remainder of this paper.

“ P. contorta ” will be used when referring to trees of the species commonly known as lodgepole by: In mixed conifer stands, subalpine fir and Engelmann spruce dominated all understory size classes in the s and the s.

Total down woody fuels were greater in mixed conifer ( Mg ha. 1) than lodgepole pine stands (60 Mg ha. 1) due to higher rotten fuel accumulation in mixed conifer than lodge-pole pine stands. The biology and epidemiology of the mountain pine beetle in lodgepole pine forests, pp 3–66, in L.

Safranyik and A. Carroll (eds.), The Mountain Pine Beetle: A Synthesis of its Biology, Management and Impacts on Lodgepole Pine.

Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Victoria, B.C., Canada. Google ScholarCited by: The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Engelmann spruce, blue spruce, subalpine fir, bristlecone pine and limber pine also may be present in the mix.

Changing Fire Regimes Fire regimes in mixed-conifer forests vary by site, but generally are of low frequency and mixed severity, ranging from year cycles to years or more depending on moisture and elevation.

Planting lodgepole pine at spacings of 2 x 2 m and x m produced the highest individual tree volume and volume per hectare depending on the site (Liziniewicz and Agestam ).

Wood quality is strongly correlated with the largest living branch between 1 – 2 m on the tree bole (Persson ). Author: Mark Brand. High-severity fire creates patches of complex early seral forest (CESF) in mixed-severity fire complexes of the western USA.

Some managers and researchers have expressed concerns that large high-severity patches are increasing and could adversely impact old forest extent or lead to type conversions. We used GIS databases for vegetation and fire severity to investigate Author: Dominick A.

DellaSala, Chad T. Hanson. THE IMPORTANCE OF SHORTLEAF PINE FOR WILDLIFE AND DIVERSITY IN MIXED OAK-PINE FORESTS AND IN PINE-GRASSLAND WOODLANDS Ronald E. Masters1 ABSTRACT.—Shortleaf pine, by virtue of its wide distribution and occurrence in many forest types in eastern North America, is an important species that provides high habitat value for.

Aim. To determine whether one of the most invasive pine species introduced to the Southern Hemisphere, Pinus contorta, has changed plant species richness, composition, diversity, and litter depth where it has invaded into native open forest, shrub steppe and grassland communities and to assess whether changes were similar in its native and introduced by: INT-RN Trials of Mixed-Conifer Plantings for Increasing Diversity in the Lodgepole Pine Type.

INT-RN Converting Wood Volume to Biomass for Pinyon and Juniper. INT-RN Probability of Fire-Stopping Precipitation Events. Increasing production value in Scots pine plantation through mixing with lodgepole pine Article in Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 34(8) December with 23 Reads.

of a tree or plant, and can have a significant impact on site hydrology. A review paper examining the quantitative importance of stemflow, and a stemflow modelling paper focused on juvenile lodgepole pine are presented in this thesis.

Stemflow production information from different studies is presented in table format with the addition of. Population differentiation of the lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana) complex in Alberta: Growth, survival, and responses. Disease incidence and recommended treatment tactics for all three rusts on lodgepole pine: White pine blister rust: Rust-free western white pine should be retained wherever it is found.

This is done to increase biodiversity and on the possibility that the retained tree may exhibit signs of genetic resistance to the rust. Coarse woody debris (CWD) is an essential component in defining the structure and function of forest ecosystems. Long-term dynamics of CWD characteristics not only affect the release rates of chemical elements from CWD, but also the species diversity of inhabiting plants, animals, insects, and microorganisms as well as the overall health of ecosystems.

An array of silvicultural practices can be used to accomplish a wide range of management objectives such as producing wood, creating wildlife habitat, and enhancing recreational opportunities (Long et al. For many land owners and managers the overarching objective of forest management is maintenance of healthy forests.

The most. serpentine outcrops, Jeffrey pine is often found within the Mixed Conifer Forest at relatively low elevations. It occurs at 1, feet at Pulga. The normal pattern throughout the Sierra Nevada and in southern California is for ponderosa pine to. and is home to a diversity of wildlife and rare plants.

The area includes a large wet meadow, aspen groves in need of restoration, and stands of lodgepole pine. The uncharacteristically dense conditions in many parts of the project area have resulted in increased fire risk and excessive competition and drought stress to older, more fire.

Start studying EFB Diversity of Life Exam 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.The abundance of lodgepole pine (P inus contorta) was associated with snowshoe hare use within a mixed conifer context, and the only species to increase in abundance with horizontal cover was E ngelmann spruce (P icea engelmannii) and subalpine fir (A bies lasiocarpa).

Our landscape‐level modeling produced similar patterns in that we observed Cited by: 9. To date, a major deficiency in tree-scale laser altimetry applications is the problem of identifying tree species in mixed forests. The application of laser altimetry to tree species identification has received little attention despite the fact that inventories have limited value in mixed forests where species data are absent.

The dearth of literature in this domain is .