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Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality

Michael Carl Wiemann

Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees -- West Virginia -- Growth.,
  • Wood -- West Virginia -- Quality.,
  • Forest site quality -- West Virginia.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEffects of uneven aged and diameter limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality.
    StatementMichael C. Wiemann, Thomas M. Schuler, John E. Baumgras.
    SeriesResearch paper FPL-RP -- 621.
    ContributionsSchuler, Thomas M., Baumgras, John E., Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18215280M

    The author of over 70 research publications, he is a recognized expert on the ecology, growth, and management of Rocky Mountain Forests. His current research includes fire, fuels, vegetation, and management studies in the Colorado Front Range, North Kaibab Plateau in Arizona, and the Black Hills of South Dakota. Jan 01,  · Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality. Treesearch. Michael C. Wiemann; Thomas M. Schuler; John E. Baumgras. Uneven-aged and diameter-limit management were compared with an unmanaged control on the Fernow Experimental Forest near Parsons, West Virginia, to determine how treatment. FORESTRY – IFS MATERIAL – INDIAN FOREST SERVICE. Wildlife Management & Conservation. Wildlife management is the process of keeping some wildlife species at desirable levels as determined by the wildlife. managers and includes game keeping, wildlife conservation and pest control.5/5(7). Ny DEC Gas Drilling Draft. Even‐aged management systems create early successional habitat, while uneven‐aged management systems provide large, unbroken expanses of forest. its most northerly tip beginning in the southwestern nose of New York and runs south through western Pennsylvania and West Virginia and eastern Ohio. It includes.

    Diameter limit -Maximum diameter of trees to be cut, as in a timber sales contract (19). Diameter outside bark -Measurement of tree diameter in which the bark is included (12). Diameter tape -Tape measure specially graduated so that diameter may be read directly when the tape is placed around a tree stem or log (26). D.i.b. -Diameter inside bark.


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Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality by Michael Carl Wiemann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Uneven-aged and diameter-limit management were compared with an unmanaged control on the Fernow Experimental Forest near Parsons, West Virginia, to determine how treatment affects the quality of red oak (Quercus rubra L.), sugar maple (Acer saccharum. Author Wiemann, Michael Carl, Title Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality [microform] / Michael C.

Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality. Res. Pap. FPL-RP Madison, WI: U.S. Depart-ment of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 16 p.

A limited number of free copies of this publication are available to the public from the Forest Products Laboratory, One Gifford Cited by: 8. Get this from a library. Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality.

[Michael Carl Wiemann; Thomas M Schuler; John E Baumgras; Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)]. West Virginia Songbird Forest Management Guidelines Table of Contents Preface and an intact tree canopy. Uneven-aged management keeps a forest canopy on the area at all times and Diameter limit cutting is the most common method of cutting timber in West.

Hardwood Silviculture: Even-aged and Uneven-aged Systems. Hardwood silviculture is extremely complex. More than 40 commercial hardwood species make up the southern hardwood forest. These commercial Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia tree and wood quality book grow in association with one another and are mixed with an additional species.

Uneven-aged and diameter-limit management were compared with an unmanaged control on the Fernow Experimental Forest near Parsons, West Virginia, to determine how treatment affects the quality of red oak (Quercus rubra L.), sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.), and yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.).

Periodic harvests slightly increased stem lean, which often causes tension mikemccarthycomedy.com by: 8. Jun 20,  · Effects of uneven-aged management on diameter distribution and species composition of northern hardwoods in Upper Michigan. Abstract.

Uneven-aged management using single-tree or group selection has been in practice for many decades, especially in northern hardwood forests. Use of stocking regulation tools is thought to produce and maintain Cited by: Century of Research on the Forest Service Fernow Experimental Forest in West Virginia Thomas M.

Schuler D. Hayes et al. In West Virginia, uneven-age management and its surrogates have been studied intensively since at management implemented as single-tree selection, a diameter-limit cutting pro-cedure, and a commercial clearcut Cited by: 1.

Responses of songbirds to diameter-limit cutting in the central Appalachians of West Virginia, USA Article in Forest Ecology and Management () · January with 46 Reads. May 12,  · Since WWII, forest management in Fennoscandia has primarily been based on even-aged stand management, clear cut harvesting and thinning from below.

As an alternative, uneven-aged management, based on selection cutting of individual trees or small groups of trees, has been mikemccarthycomedy.com by: Uneven-aged and diameter-limit management were com-pared with an unmanaged control on the Fernow Experimen-tal Forest near Parsons, West Virginia, to determine how treatment affects the quality.

Jul 23,  · In North America, interest in uneven-age management grew in the second half of the twentieth century after most of the old-growth forests had been harvested. In West Virginia, uneven-age management and its surrogates have been studied intensively since at the Forest Service Fernow Experimental mikemccarthycomedy.com by: 1.

Nov 28,  · Wiemann MC, Schuler TM, Baumgras JE () Effects of uneven-aged and diameter-limit management on West Virginia Tree and Wood Quality. USDA Research Paper, FPL-RP, 16 pp Google Scholar Wilson BR, Gartner BL () Lean in red alder (Alnus rubra): growth stress, tension wood and righting mikemccarthycomedy.com by: 3.

the point on a tree stem to which the stem is salable. Limits are: the point at which a sawlog tree is less than 8 inches in diameter, measured inside the bark (dib); the point at which a pulpwood tree is less than 4 inches dib; or the point on any tree where a defect is found that cannot be processed out.

diameter-limit cutting would not necessarily reduce crowding among the residuals (formerly the lower stratum) nor improve stand quality by favoring the best trees among them. Uneven-Aged Stands Conditions differ in uneven-aged stands, which have at least three distinct age classes of trees that regenerated over a range ofCited by: Sep 28,  · A long-term study on the Fernow Experimental Forest (FEF) in West Virginia provided an opportunity to test for differences in the timber quality of trees harvested from three silvicultural practices (HarvestType): diameter-limit, patch cutting, and single-tree mikemccarthycomedy.com by: 1.

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Thinning for woodlot management should only be considered as a management measure when: 1) the buffer is a young forest that is a tangled jungle of dense vegetation, and an opportunity exists to encourage a selection of vigorous native species. Nov 15,  · Silviculture prescriptions were dominated by harvest and residual volumes, and partial harvesting was beginning to be referred to as the selection method for uneven-aged management (Jemison and Schumacher ), although the practice more closely mimicked high-grading or diameter-limit cutting.

Emphasis was placed on utilization and volume, and Author: Callie Jo Schweitzer. Jul 15,  · However, their effects on biodiversity are still poorly understood. We investigated the effects of selection cutting on the occurrence of a large epiphytic bryophyte, Neckera pennata, in a northern hardwood forest of New Brunswick, Canada.

Twenty-eight forest stands were selected, representing two contrasting forest management practices: 5–9 Cited by: 4. The silvicultural practice of uneven aged management is not to grow a hurricane resistant forest which is rather unlikely as you suggest, but rather to promote different age classes so the younger seedlings, saplings, etc.

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is a designated area that consists of the streamitself and an adjacent area of. Mar 28,  · Uneven-age management in forestry refers to a system of management that periodically selects individual trees or small groups of trees for harvest. In general, the concept of uneven-age management entails the sustained yield of forest products while maintaining continuous forest cover.

In North America, interest in uneven-age management grew in the second half of the twentieth century Cited by: 1. uneven-aged stands should be relatively constant once the uneven-aged stand has matured. G. Timber Volume Timber volumes are common measures of inventory and of output used in a forest management plan.

Timber volumes are directly related to revenue, and thus are intimately tied to the economic evaluation of activities.May 08,  · Uneven-aged and diameter-limit management were compared with an unmanaged control on the Fernow Experimental Forest near Parsons, West Virginia, to determine how treatment affects the quality of red oak (Quercus rubra L.), sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.), and yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera L.).

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