Rehabilitating Cutover Stands: Some Ideas to Ponder

  title={Rehabilitating Cutover Stands: Some Ideas to Ponder},
  author={Ralph D. Nyland},
over-stocked places dependent upon the initial placement of trees larger than the threshold cutting diameter. Within uneven-aged communities, diameter-limit cutting often removes all or most the age classes that had grown to merchantable sizes, leaving the saplings and poles. Some cuttings may also leave the cull or low-value sawtimber stems. Further, it does no tending of the residual trees to enhance stand quality and vigor. Commonly, a residual uneven-aged stand has no more than 60-70 ft/ac… CONTINUE READING