You are here: Home
/ Publication Information
Title: Early longleaf pine seedling survivorship on hydric soils
Author: Cohen, Susan; Walker, Joan
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 95-97
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: We established a study to evaluate site preparation in restoring longleaf pine on poorly drained sites. Most existing longleaf pine stands occur on drier sites, and traditional approaches to restoring longleaf pine on wetter sites may rely on intensive practices that compromise the integrity of the ground layer vegetation. We applied silvicultural treatments to improve soil conditions that impede longleaf survival and growth on poorly drained soils. The study design is a split-plot with eight treatments replicated on six blocks. Treatments were an herbicide application or a single-pass chop prior to burning, followed by flat planting, mounding and planting, or bedding and planting. Flat planting had the highest survivorship, and we detected significant differences (p ≤ 0.05) among treatments on seedling survival at 6 months but none after 1 year.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly
which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
XML: View XML
Cohen, Susan; Walker, Joan 2006. Early longleaf pine seedling survivorship on hydric soils. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 95-97
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility