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Effects of thinning on young shortleaf pine plantations in Indiana

Howard Phipps

Effects of thinning on young shortleaf pine plantations in Indiana

by Howard Phipps

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Published by North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Saint Paul, Minn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees -- Indiana -- Growth.,
  • Pine -- Indiana -- Thinning.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward M. Phipps.
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper NC -- 93.
    ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16021267M

    IMMEDIATE FIRE EFFECT ON PLANT: Mature shortleaf pine is killed by high-severity crown fires, but withstands low- to moderate-severity surface fires [9,23].Shortleaf pine is most susceptible to fire in the first 6 to 10 years after establishment [].Seedlings up to 5 feet ( m) tall are usually top-killed, and saplings often suffer bark char, needle scorch, or needle consumption []. Loblolly, shortleaf, white, and Virginia pine are the most common, but other species are both important and commercially valuable. suppression techniques, and the environmental effects of fire. Prior to its use, a prescribed burning plan should be prepared. Corridor thinning can refer to row thinning in pine plantations, or road.

    Influence of spacing and thinningon wood properties in conifer plantations. Abstract As reported in four appended papers (I-IV), effects of genotype (half-sib family) and initial spacing (I) or initial spacing (II) and various (III & IV) on thinning methods stands and properties of sawn-products were investigated in File Size: 1MB. A Look at Thinning. Here in North Florida, in the middle of one of the world's biggest concentrations of paper mills, pine pulpwood plantations make good financial sense. Prepare the land, plant, and once the trees are big enough to sell, harvest and start again. Most of our pine plantations can be clearcut for pulpwood years after planting.

      A Mixed-Effects Height-Diameter Model for Loblolly Pine Plantations in East Texas, USA. Proceedings of the IUFRO Working Parties , , International Conference, Advances in Forest Management and Inventory, at Kangwon National University, South Korea, October , Young pine plantations provide dense protective cover low to the ground where most wildlife live. Wildlife-friendly stands of this age are rich with fruiting plants, such as blackberry, and provide nutritious browse for white-tailed deer and increase plant variety, structure, and food in File Size: 1MB.


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Effects of thinning on young shortleaf pine plantations in Indiana by Howard Phipps Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effects of thinning on young shortleaf pine plantations in Indiana. [Saint Paul, Minn.]: North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, [] (OCoLC) more than inches. Normally, thinning in shortleaf pine stands is not recommended until crown closure occurs.

Shortleaf pines typically have narrow crowns when they are young, unlike loblolly pines which have more and larger limbs, larger stem and crown diameters, and need thinning at. 1 November 20 A Guide to Thinning Pine Plantations E. David Dickens – Forest Productivity Professor and David J.

Moorhead – Silviculture Professor UGA Warnell School INTRODUCTION Thinning is a forest management practice that is generally performed to enhance growth andFile Size: 2MB.

Thinning is a well-known silvicultural practice that increases the growing space available to desirable trees by removing competing trees. Citation: Coble, Dean W.; Grogan, Jason B. Effects of first thinning on growth of loblolly pine plantations in the West Coastal : Dean W.

Coble, Jason B. Grogan. Thinning pine plantations leaves space for the remaining trees to grow faster and larger. Thinning also encourages natural grasses, understory growth for wildlife, and legume seeds for birds.

Hardwood growth, such as sweet gums, also begins growing which. Ina precommercial thinning demonstration study was installed in naturally regenerated loblolly-shortleaf pine (Pinus taeda and P.

echinata, respectively) stands that were 8, 14, and 19 years old. Treatments consisted of three levels of precommercial thinning with an unthinned control.

Precommercial thinning promoted the growth of individual. Plantations with no thinning can still return a profit to the landowner, but their use will likely be limited to low-value pulpwood. Unthinned stands will begin to THINNING One of the most important factors affecting the quality and quantity of sawlogs and other forest products from red pine plantations is control of the stand Size: KB.

Thinning can be either commercial or pre-commercial. In pre-commercial thinning, the size of the trees removed precludes their sale. In commercial thinning, trees have reached sawtimber size (trees greater than 12" DBH) and can realize a profit.

Thinning continues until the crop trees have reached maturity (greater than 18" DBH), at which. loblolly pine plantations on a per acre basis, but not for individual trees.

In order to quantify the effects of first thinning on individual planted loblolly pine trees, basal area and height pre- and post-thinning growth was measured on 11 permanent growth and yield plots within 3 years of thinning. These plots are part of the East Texas Pine. Thinning: As pine stands grow and mature, individual trees compete for light, soil moisture, nutrients and space.

Many trees are crowded by faster-growing neighbors and die. Thousands of pine seedlings populate a naturally seeded acre. In a plantation, usually to seedlings are planted. However, at maturity only 50 to large-diameter. THINNING METHODS IN SLASH PINE PLANTATIONS A Dissertation Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in The School of Forestry and Wildlife Management by Thomas Dwight Keister B.S., Iowa State Author: Thomas Dwight Keister.

The effects of early and continuous density control on the characteristics of mature loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) were measured at age 38 and in plots planted at spacings of ×, ×, ×, ×, and × m were either left unthinned or thinned every 5 years beginning at to residual basal areas of,and m 2 ha − by: The longest active study of the effects of thinning and pruning on growth of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) was established by Dr.

James D. Burton in in a typical year-old loblolly pine. Respiration was measured at daytime during the growing seasons (May–October) of and in a young Pinus tabulaeformis plantation with heavy, medium and light intensity thinning and unthinned control plots in Shanxi province in northern China.

Soil temperature, moisture, fine root biomass, amounts of soil organic C and litterfall biomass were also by: Pine Plantations Individual tree selection or “free thinning” is also an effective way to thin pine plantations.

However, the row thinning operation (also known as “mechanical thinning”) has become preferred to the initial thinning of pine plantations because it is generally quick, economical and allows harvesters to.

Effects of thinning on young shortleaf pine plantations in Indiana / ([Saint Paul, Minn.]: North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, []), by Howard Phipps and Minn.) North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul (page images at HathiTrust).

Plantations of pure loblolly pine and pure shortleaf pine grown for 49 years on a site in the Ozark Highlands of Arkansas were compared to test for effects of species on individual tree-and stand.

Thinning plantations for high quality sawlogs How to grow sawlogs fast Practical techniques by Rowan Reid. You need to be cruel to be kind. Having worked so hard nurturing young trees through the first few years of life it is difficult to come to terms with having to thin, or cull.

Although many forestland owners are well aware of the biological need for thinning, at the time of this revision, most are operating in a serious depression of the pine pulpwood market in Mississippi. These poor market conditions have resulted in many landowners waiting for pulpwood values to increase before attempting timber sales.

Due to surpluses of pine stumpage across. Volume: 12 Extent: v(2) All titles: " Effects of stocking and thinning on wind damage in [pine] plantations. "Cited by:. Data from a thinning study established in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantations at different locations in the southeastern United States were used to develop response models for basal area and survival following thinning.

The nonlinear regression models predict total cumulative response as a function of stand and site conditions at time of thinning, thinning intensity, and elapsed time since Cited by: When sawlogs or multiple products are desired, thinnings should be an integral part of southern pine stand management (Bennett ).

Under such circumstances, the issues that must be addressed include: 1) The relationship between initial spacing and the need for thinnings, 2) the time to thin (age), 3) the intensity and frequency of thinnings, and 4) the most appropriate method of thinning.In this study, the thinning operation was carefully conducted on young plantations with a soil type having relatively high bulk density.

Also, the harvester and skidder used here had large balloon-type tires, with lower psi than many conventional skidders, and was handling pre Cited by: