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Response of thinned lodgepole pine after fertilization
P. H. Cochran
1979 by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English
|Series||Research note PNW -- 335.|
|Contributions||Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||6 p. ;|
regulatory role in the fire ecology of lodgepole pine. In the first few years after an outbreak, the dead needles provide a highly combustible source of fine fuels. Later, the standing dead trees provide "fire ladders" that serve to conduct ground fires into the canopy, resulting in the stand-replacing crown fires that favor lodgepole pine. Nutrient resorption of two evergreen shrubs in response to long‑term fertilization in a bog. Wang M, Murphy MT, Moore TR. Plant resorption of multiple nutrients during leaf senescence has been established but stoichiometric changes among N, P and K during resorption and after fertilization are poorly by: Figure 2: Nitrogen deficiency in loblolly pine. Credit: Larry Morris. herbaceous plants (Fig. 1). 1 For this reason, nitrogen (N) fertilization is not recommended at planting. If, however, soil tests (or foliar tests of seedlings) indicate that the trees are exceptionally P deficient, 25–50 lbs. of P applied at planting or within the first 5 years will ameliorate the deficiency. 5 The P can. Based on the results of the Yellowstone study, which patch type do you expect to have the greatest density of lodgepole pine trees 10 years after the fire? Severely burned The succession in an old field following abandonment of cultivation is an example of a.
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Get this from a library. Response of thinned lodgepole pine after fertilization. [P H Cochran; Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)]. Keywords: Growth rates, fir —) fertilization, pine —) fertilization, budworms, man- aged fir stands.
Research on the response of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud.) and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws.) to fertilization in Oregon has been ongoing since the s (Cochran and othersPowers and others ).
Thinning and fertilization produced an additive growth response in lodgepole pine with the best growth occurring when plots were both thinned and fertilized—diameter growth after three growing seasons increased on average cm with thinning, cm with either N-only or complete fertilization, and cm with thinning and fertilization Cited by: 3.
This additive crop tree growth response to thinning and fertilization has been recorded before in lodgepole pine stands [1, 3, 13]; however, the real story of our study relates to our inability to Author: Richard C Yang. Abstract. This study was designed to test the hypothesis that large-scale pre-commercial thinning (PCT) to various stand densities, at ages 12–14 years, combined with repeated fertilization, would, over a year treatment period, enhance productivity of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.
ex Loud. var. latifolia Engelm.) crop areas were located near Summerland, Kelowna and Cited by: The goal of this study was to predict the growth response of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) crop trees to thinning and fertilization using basic site and foliar characteristics.
Response of thinned lodgepole pine after fertilization book The significantly larger diameters of lodgepole pine crop trees in thinned than unthinned stands at 25 years PCT followed that of earlier re-measurements in these same stands and other pine species [13,19,24,42,59] and others.
Heavily thinned (≤ stems/ha) and fertilized stands generally had larger diameters than lightly thinned or Author: Thomas P. Sullivan, Druscilla S. Sullivan, Pontus M.F. Lindgren, Douglas B. Ransome, Lisa Zabek. except jack pine (Pinus banksiana), lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), and balsam fir (Abies balsamea).
Jack pine is a relatively small, short-lived, early successional tree occurring in the eastern and central parts of taiga east of the Rocky Mountains. Lodgepole pine is a longer-lived, early successional species growing in western Canada. Abstract. We examined how tree growth and hydraulic properties of branches and boles are influenced by periodic (about 6 years) and annual fertilization in two juvenile lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.
var. latifolia Engelm.) stands in the interior of British Columbia, basal area (BA), diameter at breast height (DBH) and height increments and percent earlywood and sapwood Cited by: Forage response to N, P, and S fertilization on clearcut lodgepole pine sites.
The response of selected plant species to a single application of factorial combinations of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and sulfur (S) on 2 lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.) clearcut-logged Cited by: This study was designed to test the hypothesis that application of a range of pre-commercial thinning (PCT) intensities and repeated fertilization would enhance year growth increments of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var.
latifolia) crop trees at both tree and stand areas were located near Summerland and Kelowna in south-central British Columbia, by: Effect of Fertilization on Thinned Loblolly Pine Growth in an Old-field Site in Washington County, Georgia growth response of loblolly and slash pine to fertilization on these old-field sites.
UGA estimate the economic benefit of fertilization where there may be a significant pine straw and/or wood volume response, and (4) discern if File Size: KB. Thinning Lodgepole Pine Increases Tree Vigor and Resistance to Mountain Pine Beetle R.
MITCHELL R. WARING G. PITMAN ABSTRACT. Thinned and unthinned stands of lodgepole pine in eastern Oregon were evaluated in to determine their vigor and susceptibility to attack by outbreak populations of the mountain pine beetle. Photographs (summer ) of lodgepole pine stands at Summerland (a) thinned to stems/ha in(b) thinned to stems/ha inand fertilized five times from to(c) an unthinned lodgepole pine stand, and (d) an old-growth lodgepole pine stand, with some Douglas-fir, interior spruce, and subalpine fir by: 9.
Effects of intensive fertilization on the foliar nutrition and growth of young lodgepole pine and spruce forests in the interior of British Columbia (E.P. ): establishment and progress report (Technical report ; ) Includes bibliographical references: p.
ISBN 1. Lodgepole pine - British Columbia - Nutrition. Spruce. Population Size. Score 0 - Large: Generally >, individuals. Range Extent. Score 0 - Widespread species within Montana (occurs in 5% or more of the state or generally occurring in 6 or more sub-basins.) as well as outside of Montana.
Area of Occupancy. Score 0 - High: Occurs in >25 Subwatersheds (6th Code HUC’s). Environmental Specificity. Score 0 - Low: Species is a generalist. lodgepole pine forests in the thinning age has grown rapidly from the end of the ies.
During the years first commercial thinning of lodgepole pine at SCA took place. The goal of the hereby presented study was to investigate the growthand stability in those firstly-thinned lodgepole pine stands a few years after thinning. Research Branch Staff Publications Response of clearcut lodgepole pine sites to N, P, and S fertilization.
Citation: Wikeem, B.M., R.F. Newman, and A.L. van Ryswyk. pine stand in response to thinning, fertilization, and crown position six years after cultural treatments, and (2) to relate physiological responses to microenvironment within the stand during the growing season.
We tested the hypothesis that gas exchange processes of current-year foliage are adjusted withinCited by: Examples of alliteration in the book hatchet What is the term for lodgepole pine Nutrition, Growth, Croissance, Engrais et amendements, Fertilizers 'Response of thinned, immature lodgepole.
The impacts of thinning, fertilization and crown position on seasonal growth of current-year shoots and foliage were studied in a year-old loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantation in the sixth post-treatment year (). Length of new flushes, and their needle length, leaf area, and oven-dry weight were measured in the upper and lower crown Cited by: Diameter growth response was measured in a mixed stand of lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and interior Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii subsp.
glauca) in British Columbia, after 76% of the pine had been killed by an outbreak of the scolytid Dendroctonus ponderosae. Nearly all Douglas fir and a large proportion of the lodgepole pine responded to scolytid-induced thinning with a diameter growth Cited by: Abstract.
The effects of elevated CO 2 (ambient, +, and + μl l −1) and nitrogen fertilization (0,and kg N ha −1 yr −1 as ammonium sulfate) on C and N accumulations in biomass and soils planted with ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Laws) over a 6-year study period are reported.
Both nitrogen fertilization and elevated CO 2 caused increases in C and N contents of vegetation Cited by: Lodgepole pine plots were ha cir-cular plots.
In 39 plots, fewer than five trees with 13 cm at DBH were in each plot, so these were expanded to ha, and one plot was expanded to ha. Ponderosa pine forests were Fig 1. Aerial photograph showing locations of lodgepole and ponderosa pine sites in relation to the Neola North wildfire. Lodgepole pine is one of the most widely distributed conifers in North America.
The adaptations of lodgepole pine to severe, stand-replacement fire–in particular its serotinous cones–have long been acknowledged. Less well-known is that lodgepole pine forests also burn in low- to mixed-severity fire, resulting in patchy and variable patterns. Many of the forest soils in the Intermountain West are deficient in several nutrients, including nitrogen (N), potassium (K), sulfur (S) and boron (B) and these deficiencies may impact tree resistance to insect attack.
Two potential techniques for manipulating tree resistance are fertilization and thinning. We examined fertilization (both alone and in conjunction with stand thinning).Cited by: 1.
This report discusses treatment response 9 years after selective thinning was initiated in a longleaf pine plantation in Aiken County, SC. Litter raking treatments, when compared to the control treatment, did not significantly affect tree height or basal area growth, although averages were larger in the fertilized litter raking treatments when Author: Kim Ludovici, Robert Eaton, Stanley Zarnoch.
thinning lodgepole pine stands. The study area is on the north slope of the Unita Mountain Range in northeastern Utah. Sampling was done over 61 days starting J (). Eight lodgepole pines, Pinus contorta var.
latifolia Engelm., were sampled for surface and subsurface (phloem) tem peratures in a thinned and unthinned stand: PrinCited by: lodgepole pine as early as when serious infestations occurred o acres of lodgepole pine in Montana (Bmnner ).
Larvae usually feed around the root collar causing growth reduction and even death of some trees. A recent outbreak of the insect in over sapling-size pines near TroutFile Size: 1MB. Title: Nutrition and fertilization response: a case study using hybrid poplar: Creator: Zabek, Lisa M.
Date Issued: Description: Three hybrid poplar (Populus trichocarpa x Populus deltoides) plantations on the east side of Vancouver Island were fertilized with N, Nand P, and N, P, and K at the beginning of the third growing season, followed by fertilization with N in the fourth growing Cited by: 6.
The year research program studied the impacts of pre-commercial thinning (PCT) and fertilization on tree growth, plant diversity, forage production, and ungulate habitat use. Ecological effects of cattle grazing were also studied. Three study areas were located in south-central British Columbia, Canada.
Each study area was comprised of densely stocked stands of young lodgepole pine (Pinus Cited by: 1. The treatments were different levels of nitrogen fertilization: control (no nitrogen) and, and kg/ha. In addition, 28 kg/ha of phosphorus was included with each treatment.
The objective of this study was to examine the response in growth and wood properties to midrotation fertilization in a thinned versus an unthinned stand. Data from a thinning study established in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantations at different locations in the southeastern United States were used to develop response models for basal area and survival following thinning.
The nonlinear regression models predict total cumulative response as a function of stand and site conditions at time of thinning, thinning intensity, and elapsed time since Cited by: exo-brevicomin, a multifunctional pheromone of the mountain pine beetle,Dendroctonus ponderosae, was tested at release rates of and mg/day alone and in combination with the antiaggregation pheromone verbenone against unbaited controls.
Significantly more lodgepole pinePinus contorta lia trees were attacked, and at higher densities, with both release rates ofexo Cited by: FIRE RESTORATION OPTIONS IN LODGEPOLE PINE ECOSYSTEMS G. Thomas Zimmerman u.s. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Interagency Fire Center, Development Avenue, Boise, lD Philip N.
Omi Department of Forest Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO File Size: KB. When sawlogs or multiple products are desired, thinnings should be an integral part of southern pine stand management (Bennett ). Under such circumstances, the issues that must be addressed include: 1) The relationship between initial spacing and the need for thinnings, 2) the time to thin (age), 3) the intensity and frequency of thinnings, and 4) the most appropriate method of thinning.
The Tamarack Pine is a subspecies of Lodgepole Pine. The Tamarack Pine has pinker bark, shorter leaves (cm rather than cm) that are less twisted, finer and a darker more yellowish green.
slash pine on CRIFF D soils, but an apparent positive effect was not significant for slash pine on CRIFF C soils. For slash pine, the response observed to herbaceous weed control was generally smaller and less consistent on areas that received pre-plant herbicide applications as compared to File Size: KB.
There are quite a few diseases and pests associated with lodgepole pine, which is perhaps why its rarely planted as a landscape tree. Comdra blister rust kills young pines and causes depressed growth by killing the crowns of Pinus contorta and Pinus ponderosa (Ponderosa pine).
Symptoms are 'spindle-shaped' swollen areas or galls on branches. Heavily thinned lodgepole pine stands developed structural attributes such as large diameter trees, large crowns, and structurally diverse vegetative understories. Forest floor small‐mammal communities reflected the compositional and structural diversity of these managed stands.
Citing Literature. Vol Cited by:. Cole, W. and Amman, G. (). Mountain pine beetle dynamics in lodgepole pine forests, Part 1: course of an infectation. USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, General Technical Report INT, 56 pp.
This Full Issue is brought to you for free and open access by the Quinney Natural Resources Research Library, S.J.Examples of pine stands that will NOT respond dramatically (economically) to NP or NPK fertilization or where fertilization is not recommended due to stand factors ∙ fair to poor genetics; poor pine tree quality ∙ basal area > 90 ft2/acre ∙ stands that are within 4 to 5 years of being thinned or clear cut ∙File Size: KB.Slesak, RA & Briggs, RD' Christmas tree response to N fertilization and the development of critical foliar N levels in New York ', Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, vol.
24, no. 3, pp. Cited by: 2.