Changes in Forest Structure Associated with Oak Decline in Severely Impacted Areas of Northern Arkansas

@inproceedings{Heitzman2007ChangesIF,
  title={Changes in Forest Structure Associated with Oak Decline in Severely Impacted Areas of Northern Arkansas},
  author={E Robert Heitzman and Adrian Grell and Martin A. Spetich and Dale A. Starkey},
  year={2007}
}
that 286,000 ha in Arkansas were affected by the oak decline. In 2002 and 2003, Guldin et al. (2006) established 181 field plots in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma and estimated that 33% of red oak density (trees/ha) and 30% of red oak basal area in the region were dead or dying. Kabrick et al. (2004) studied nine forested sites in southern Missouri ranging in size from 312 to 514 ha. They reported that 20.8% of red oaks and 5.5% of white oaks died between 1992 and 2002, although not all… CONTINUE READING

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