2 edition of C-lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods found in the catalog.
C-lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods
J. C. G. Goelz
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station in [Asheville, NC]
Written in English
|Other titles||C lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods.|
|Series||Research note SO -- 385.|
|Contributions||United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station., Southern Forest Experiment Station (New Orleans, La.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. :|
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Defining characteristics of bottomland hardwoods forests Despite the extensive study of bottomland hardwood forests in the southern United States, there is not a well defined set terms used to describe bottomland systems and the ecological zones which occur between the river channel and the upland environment. The Bottomland hardwood forest is a type of deciduous and evergreen hardwood forest found in US broad lowland floodplains along large rivers and lakes. They are occasionally flooded, which builds up the alluvial soils required for the gum, oak and bald cypress trees that typically grow in this type of biome. The trees often develop unique characteristics to allow submergence, Ecology and management: .
comprehensive sets of hardwood site index curves, with 53 curves for 31 species or species groups. Table 1 lists all known site index curves for southern bottomland hardwood species. Other curves are available for several of these. species but were developed for sites outside of the southern United States. Of the 16 site index curves 6 SOUTH. by: 2. Intensively managed pine (Pinus spp.) forests encompass over million hectares in the southeastern United States and provide an important source of wood products and an economic return to landowners. Given the extent of this landscape and the diversity of management goals and stakeholders, understanding how these forests can also be managed for biological Cited by: 2.
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A stand at the C-line on a stocking chart will achieve the B-line after a period of growth usually specified as 10 years. Four C-lines that reflect insufficient stocking of southern bottomland hardwoods are presented. These C-lines repres15,20, and 25 Cited by: 1. stocking.
Alternative C-lines may be used to determine different silvicultural opportunities-the C-line based on 10 years may be used to identify stands that do not require intervention in the near future; a C-line based on 20 years may be used to identify stands requiring regeneration.
INTRODUCTION Goelz () presented a stocking guide for southern bottomland by: 1. C-lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods based upon lo,20 and 25 years to achieve the B-line, from Goelz (). A KEY TO CHOOSING INTERMEDIATE SILVICULTURAL PRACTICES The following dichotomous key can be used to help a land manager choose an appropriate silvicultural practiceCited by: 6.
Four C-lines that reflect insufficient stocking of southern bottomland hardwoods are presented. These C-line repres 15, 20, and 25 years to reach B-line [Show full abstract] stocking. This stocking guide is similar to the stocking guide for central upland hardwoods constructed by Gingrich, except that % stocking is ft² of basal area lower for the southern bottomland.
The silviculhuist may use Putnam’s B-line to represent the optimum residual stocking level recommended for southern bottomland hardwood stands, or may choose some constant level C-lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods book stocking, such as 70 percent. However, neither Putnam’s recommendations nor any other level of residual stocking have been tested scientifically.
Silviculture of southern bottomland hardwood forests has evolved considerably over the past 25 years. Many existing silvicultural practices have been. BOTTOMLAND HARDWOOD TYPE TYPE DESCRIPTION A.
Stand Composition The bottomland hardwood type is associated with flood plains and stream/river bottoms, primarily in the southern two-thirds of Wisconsin.
When the bottomland hardwood community is found further north, it can be regionallyFile Size: KB. The above spreadsheet will plot a Gingrich Stocking Diagram (Gingrich, ).
Both diagrams for the range of 7 to 22 inches quadratic mean diameter(QMD) and 2 to 7 inches QMD are available. Additionally, the tab labeled "Stand Data" allow the user to plot their data on the diagram.
southern bottomland hardwood ecosystem. Due consideration must be given to the many critical variables (e.g., stem age class distributions, crown closure, species composition, availability of cavities, ground cover, etc) needed for habitat diversity within each individual stand and across the landscape.
However, even with the preference for use ofFile Size: KB. stock for C-level stocking. Bottomland Hardwoods Goelz () provided a stocking guide for use in southern bottomland hardwoods. The B-line is based on the suggested residual stocking of Putnam () rather than on minimum full stocking. The stocking guide applies to mixed southern bottomland hardwoods of good to excellent site quality.
Current: Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research Our Mission: To provide the scientific basis to manage southern bottomland hardwood and wetland forests and associated stream ecosystems for a sustained yield of forest products and other desired values. The central hardwood forest region is one of the largest hardwood forest areas in the nation (Fig.
Four distinct tree associations defined within this type are oak-hickory, oak-pine, mixed hardwoods, and elm-ash-cottonwood. In Wisconsin, the central hardwood type is located within Province which lies south of the Tension Zone (Fig).File Size: KB.
We present stocking guides for southern bottomland hardwoods and variants for associated forest types, water tupelo (N~~ssa aquarica L.) and sweetgum (Liquidumbar sryrucifzua L.). We present stocking guides for southern bottomland hardwoods and variants for associated forest types, water tupelo (N~~ssa aquarica L.) and sweetgum (Liquidumbar sryrucifzua L.).
The A-line represents % stocking, and can be used to. Bottomland hardwood forests are valued for timber production, water storage, enhanced water quality, nutrient cycling, erosion control and wildlife habitat. However, the majority of southern bottomland stands, 90% of which are in private ownership, are occupied by a degraded mixture of tree species, caused largely by repeated, incomplete by: Get this from a library.
C-lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods: a guide to identifying insufficient stocking. [J C G Goelz; United States. Forest Service. Southern. Hardwood forests represent an extremely diverse and valuable assemblage of species.
To some, hardwood management is a confusing and difficult concept to grasp. Unfortunately, past harvests in many hardwood stands removed only the best quality stems of a few select species, leaving poor quality often less desirable species in the wake.
Because ofFile Size: 1MB. Stocking guide for bottomland hardwoods (From Meyers ) Table 1. Stocking summary for maintaining good diameter growth on individual well-spaced trees growing on good sites (Meyer ). References. Meyers, C.C. Estimating bottomland hardwood growth and yield.
Clark, F.B. tech. ed.; Hutchinson, J.G. Central Hardwoods Notes. Bottomland Hardwoods serve a critical role in the watershed by reducing the risk and severity of flooding to downstream communities by providing areas to store floodwater.
In addition, these wetlands improve water quality by filtering and flushing nutrients, processing organic wastes, and reducing sediment before it reaches open water. The USFS bottomland hardwood group does not include a shrub swamp species category. BOTTOMLAND HARDWOOD SURVEYS National surveys which included southern bottomland hardwoods were undertaken by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture in (e.g., Mattoon, ) to address the forest resource and in (Gray et al., ) to assess their Cited by: This is the fourth silvicultural guide for northern hardwoods (beech-birch-maple) in the Northeast.
This guide is a revision of the most recent one published in (Leak et al. ). This new guide provides updated information compiled from decades of research and personal experience on approaches and results forCited by: C-lines of stocking for southern bottomland hardwoods: a guide to identifying insufficient stocking / ([Asheville, NC]: U.S.
Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station, ), by J. C. G. Goelz and United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station (page images at HathiTrust).