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Title: Regenerating Longleaf Pine Naturally
Author: Croker, Thomas C. Jr.; Boyer, William D.;
Source: Res. Pap. SO-105. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Research has developed guides for consistent natural regeneration of longleaf pine by a shelterwood system. Key measures include hardwood control by fire and other means, timely preparatory and seed cuts, seed crop monitoring, seedbed preparation, protection of established seedlings, prompt removal of parent trees when reproduction is adequate, and control of competition and brown-spot disease after the removal cut.
Keywords: Pinus palustris, shelterwood, prescribed burning, timber management systems.
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Croker, Thomas C., Jr.; Boyer, William D. 1975. Regenerating Longleaf Pine Naturally. Res. Pap. SO-105. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.
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