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Growth and yield of white spruce plantations in the Lake States (a literature review)

Harold M Rauscher

Growth and yield of white spruce plantations in the Lake States (a literature review)

by Harold M Rauscher

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

  • White spruce,
  • Forest regeneration -- Lake States,
  • Forests and forestry -- Lake States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH. Michael Rauscher
    SeriesResearch paper NC -- 253
    ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608528M

    performance of the Lake States variant of FVS (FVS-LS) for repre- and structure of thinned white spruce plantations with SBW defo- ), a distance-independent individual tree growth-and-yield model, was used to simulate the development of these stands. The. We addressed these needs by examining the growth and yield of red pine (Pinus resinosa Ait.) in a growing stock experiment in northern Minnesota. Stands were 85 years old at the onset of this experiment and were repeatedly thinned to five levels of basal area (, , , , and m 2 ha –1) over 58 years.

    A plantation is a large-scale estate, generally centered on a plantation house, meant for farming that specializes in cash crops that are grown include cotton, coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar cane, opium, sisal, oil seeds, oil palms, fruits, rubber trees and forest trees. Protectionist policies and natural comparative advantage have sometimes contributed to determining where plantations.   Growth and yield models are important tools for forest planning. Due to its geographic location, topology, and history of management, the forests of the Adirondacks Region of New York are unique and complex. However, only a relatively limited number of growth and yield models have been developed and/or can be reasonably extended to this region currently. In this analysis, long–term.

    The black spruce forest type is mainly found on histosols, or soils with peat and muck, in the Lake States (Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan). It is also common on drier soils in mixture with other species. On organic soil, black spruce mainly grows in pure stands. It can also be mixed with tamarack, northern white cedar and balsam fir. White Spruce Picea glauca (Moench) Voss Description: White spruce is a medium-sized conifer found in northeastern United States and throughout Canada. It is the state tree of South Dakota. White spruce has a cone-shaped crown, and when grown in the open .

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Growth and yield of white spruce plantations in the Lake States (a literature review) by Harold M Rauscher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Growth and yield of white spruce plantations in the Lake States (a literature review) / H. Michael : Harold M. Rauscher. Get this from a library. The status of white spruce plantations on Lake States national forests. [Glen Erickson; Harold M Rauscher; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)].

White spruce (Picea glauca) is not native to Iowa. It occurs quite widely over the northern portion of the Lake States, northern New England and much of Canada. It has been planted quite extensively in Iowa for ornamental and windbreak use.

It does best in the eastern part of the state. upland soils across the boreal region of North America. In the Lake States, it occurs naturally as a component in mixed hardwood-aspen stands, but has been widely planted in monoculture plantations.

In Minnesota alone, there are o acres of white spruce plantations under 50 years of age (Miles et al. These plantations were often. Growth and Yield-In white spruce, strong apical dominance of the terminal shoot leads to the excurrent growth form.

Crown form may deviate substantially from the idealized conical shape because of variation in the growth of lateral branches as a result of tree and branch age, damage, or growing conditions.

White spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) plantations have historically been an important source of high-quality forest products in the Great Lakes Region of North ng in spruce plantations is a common silvicultural practice for reducing competition and promoting resiliency to forest health threats such as eastern spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clemens), a native forest.

White Spruce Management Guidance for DNR Forestry-Administered Lands, ver. 1, July 1, 6 Clearcut with reserves (no intermediate treatment) is a viable option for some is true particularly if the stand is not likely to respond to thinning, or if intermediate treatment is not. replicate spruce plantations located in the Gavin Lake Block of the UBC/Alex Fraser Research Forest (ICH mk3 biogeoclimatic subzone) and to summarize related growth loss.

The study plantations were logged inprior to the establishment of the Research Forest, and planted to pure interior spruce in. Yield of unthinned red pine plantations at the Petawawa.

Posted on by bomu (PDF) Growth and Yield of Red Pine in the Lake States. In the Chippewa National Forest (Lake States), seed-spot sowing of 10 seeds each of white spruce and white pine under year aspen after different degrees of cutting on gave second-season results clearly indicating the need to remove or disturb the forest floor to obtain germination of seeded white spruce and white.

The Thunder Bay Spacing Trial established in provides growth and yield comparisons on a productive site for red pine, white spruce, and black spruce. Our analysis based on six remeasurements from to show that red pine has produced more than twice the volume of white spruce and about three times the volume of black spruce.

Growth and yield of white spruce in the Lake States book. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI. and stable levels of loss of dominant trees in aging plantations. plantation growth and yields but also by climate and soil conditions.

This article focuses on aspects pertaining to how differences in soil quality and drainage af-fect the growth of black and white spruce plantations, with soil type referring to differences in landforms and related surface expressions and geological sub-strates.

The status of white Station established several adjacent plantations of red spruce plantations on Lake States National Forests. pine, jack pine, white spruce, black spruce, and aspen Unpublished manuscript proposed as North Central to determine their relative yield over a wide range of Forest Experiment Station Research Note.

The white spruce (Picea glauca) is one of the most widely growing coniferous trees in North America, with a range all across the eastern United States and Canada, all the way to South Dakota where it is the state is one of the most popular Christmas tree choices too.

It’s very hardy and easy to grow. Keep reading to learn more white spruce information, including tips on growing white.

Influence of regular spacing on growth of a red pine plantation. by Godman, Richard M; Smith, Norman Foster, Botanical and commercial range of white spruce in the Lake States.

by Rudolf, Paul O. texts. eye favorite 0 Blister rust Dispersal Climatic factors Lake States, White pine Diseases and pests Lake States. and one of six Lake States types that is combined into the spruce-fir group by the USDA Forest Service. The balsam fir type occupies million acres ofcommercial forest landinthe northernLake States; 45 percent ofthis total occurs in Minnesota, 33 percent in Michigan, and 22 percent in Wiscon­ sin.

The balsam fir type often grades into one. These patterns of growth variation of white spruce provenances are consistent with results from other studies in Canada and the United States (Khalil ; Nienstaedt and Zasada ; Cherry and Parker ).

Considerable differences in growth were evident among white spruce provenances tested at sites across Ontario. All site index determinations were made using the Goudie () height growth equation for plantation white spruce via the Site Tools v software (BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, ).

Spruce tree growth compared to modelled expectations. growth and yield is often of interest in established stands. from jack pine, white pine, white spruce, and aspen site indices. Table 1. Estimates of site index for red pine trees greater Table 1. Estimated site index for red pine plantations in the Lake States on.

white spruce, but were poorer than white spruce introduced from Ontario. This is because both the Russian Norway spruce and local Wisconsin white spruce are variable in growth, and the Ontario white spruces are much more uniform, which gives them a better average height.

The I.U.F.R.O. Norway Spruce Provenance Trials in the.Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws. Ponderosa Pine. Pinaceae -- Pine family.

William W. Oliver and Russell A. Ryker. Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa), also called western yellow pine, is one of the most widely distributed pines in western North America.A major source of timber, ponderosa pine forests are also important as wildlife habitat, for recreational use, and for esthetic values.The white spruce grows to a height of 40–60' and a spread of 10–20' at maturity.

Growth Rate This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year. Sun Preference Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.