Overstory Tree Status following Thinning and Burning Treatments in Mixed Pine-hardwood

Prescribed burning and thinning are intermediate stand treatments whose consequences when applied in mixed pine-hardwood stands are unknown. The William B. Bankhead National Forest in northcentral Alabama has undertaken these two options to move unmanaged, 20to 50-year-old loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations towards upland hardwooddominated stands… (More)