Skip to page content
USDA Forest Service
  
Treesearch

Research & Development Treesearch

 
Treesearch Home
About Treesearch
Contact Us
Research & Development
Forest Products Lab
International Institute of Tropical Forestry
Northern
Pacific Northwest
Pacific Southwest
Rocky Mountain
Southern Research Station
Help
 

Science.gov - We Participate


USA.gov  Government Made Easy


Global Forest Information Service

US Forest Service
P.O. Box 96090
Washington, D.C.
20090-6090

(202) 205-8333

You are here: Home / Search / Publication Information
Bookmark and Share

Publication Information

View PDF (165 KB bytes)

Title: Release of suppressed oak advance regeneration

Author: Dillaway, Dylan; Stringer, Jeffrey W.;

Date: 2006

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 283-286

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

   Note: This article is part of a larger document. View the larger document

Description: Oaks are not consistently regenerating on intermediate- and high-quality sites due to the lack of well-developed advance regeneration. Studies of northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) seedling cohorts have shown that when grown under well-developed canopies and mid-stories, height growth is suppressed, and seedling mortality increases with time resulting in a sparsely populated bank of low-vigor advance regeneration. A mid-story removal treatment has been shown to improve vigor of northern red oak and cherrybark oak (Q. pagoda Raf.) regeneration in advance of a harvest. However, this treatment has not been widely tested, and indicators of advance regeneration vigor, such as height/age relationships, have not been defined for a number of important oak species. This study profiled the developmental characteristics of white and black oak (Q. alba L. and Q. velutina Lam.) seedlings growing under dense over-stories and mid-stories in central Kentucky and reports the initial growth response of these seedlings to a mid-story removal.

Publication Notes:

  • 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 pubrequest@fs.fed.us to request a hard copy of this publication. (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)

XML: View XML

Citation:


Dillaway, Dylan; Stringer, Jeffrey W. 2006. Release of suppressed oak advance regeneration. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 283-286

 


 [ Get Acrobat ]  Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility

USDA logo which links to the department's national site. Forest Service logo which links to the agency's national site.