You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Elevated Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere: What Might It Mean for Loblolly Pine Plantation Forestry
Author: Groninger, John W.; Johnsen, Kurt H.; Seiler, John. R.; Will, Rodney E.; Ellsworth, David S.; Maier, Chris A.;
Source: Journal of Forestry July 1999 pgs. 4-10
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: Research with loblolly pine suggests that projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration will accelerate early growth and could result in shorter rotation length, reduced time until first commercial thinning, higher optimal planting density, and possibly higher maximum stocking level in managed stands. We discuss some of the physiological processes and stand dynamics that underlie these changes, as well as silivicultural strategies that may serve to ensure sustainability of intensibely managed forest systems in the face of increasing CO2 and possible climate change.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly
which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
XML: View XML
Groninger, John W.; Johnsen, Kurt H.; Seiler, John. R.; Will, Rodney E.; Ellsworth, David S.; Maier, Chris A. 1999. Elevated Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere: What Might It Mean for Loblolly Pine Plantation Forestry. Journal of Forestry July 1999 pgs. 4-10
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility