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.54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. of southern pine seed in nurseries. Pages 102a€“112 In International Symposium on Nursery Management Practices for the Southern Pines (D. B. South, ed.). Alabama Agric ... Tree Plantersa#39; Notes 25(1):5a€“7. Blake, J. I.anbsp;...

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


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