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Title: Regeneration of Patch Harvests in Even-Aged Northern Hardwoods in New England
Author: Leak, William B.;
Source: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 20(4): 188-189.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: One suggested approach to converting even-aged northern hardwoods to an uneven-aged condition is the use of small-patch harvests to initiate new regeneration of desired species. Past experience indicates that such harvests may be less successful in second-growth, even-aged stands than in olderstands due to the abundance of sprouts and noncommercial species. Remeasurement of 47-yr-old patch harvests, applied to a 70-yr-old even aged stand, growing on a beech-red maple site in New Hampshire showed that paper and yellow birch dominated the regeneration composition of patch centers.
Keywords: Group selection, patch selection, regeneration
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Leak, William B. 2003. Regeneration of Patch Harvests in Even-Aged Northern Hardwoods in New England. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 20(4): 188-189.
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