A Prescription for Old-Growth-Like Characteristics in Southern Pines

@inproceedings{Bragg2004APF,
  title={A Prescription for Old-Growth-Like Characteristics in Southern Pines},
  author={Caleb Bragg},
  year={2004}
}
Recent interest in adding old-growth reserves conflicts with a projected increase in the demand for forest commodities. However, managing for old-grorvthlike characteristics may permit timber production from stands designed to be similar to primeval forests. A silvicultural strategy based on presettlement forest conditions is being tested on 120 ac of mature loblolly (Pinus taeda) and shortleaf (Pinus echinata) pine on the Crossett Experimental Forest in Arkansas. Reference conditions from… CONTINUE READING