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Effect of kind and number of measured tree heights on lodgepole pine site-quality estimates

Walter G. Dahms

Effect of kind and number of measured tree heights on lodgepole pine site-quality estimates

by Walter G. Dahms

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Published by Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest site quality -- Statistical methods,
  • Forests and forestry -- Measurement,
  • Lodgepole pine

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter G. Dahms.
    SeriesResearch paper PNW -- 36., U.S. Forest Service research paper PNW -- 36.
    ContributionsPacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17616232M
    OCLC/WorldCa5972677

    Notably, the ratio of TBCA to (TBCA + ANPP) remained remarkably constant (–) across extreme gradients of tree density and stand age, differing only slightly for the low‐density young stands (). These results suggest that C allocation patterns in a postfire lodgepole pine ecosystem are independent of tree density and stand age.   The easiest way to measure the height of a tree is to fold a piece of paper in half so it forms a right triangle. Then, hold the triangle so one point faces your eye while the right angle and other point face the tree. Next, back up until the two points of the triangle and the top of the tree are all in line%(80).

    Sixty-three lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. var. latifolia Engelm.) trees were measured on the ground, felled, and their crowns and stems were weighed. The combined independent variables on tree height and crown width gave the most precise estimate of fuel components. No significant differences were found between ground and air photo measurements of total tree height and. Right Tree in the Right Place. Available space is probably the consideration most overlooked or misunderstood when deciding what tree to plant. Before you plant, it is important to know what the tree will look like as it nears maturity. Consider its height, crown spread, and root space. Basic Spacing Guide.

    Lodgepole Pine Management Guidelines for Land Managers in the Wildland-Urban Interface As a consequence of the current mountain pine beetle epidemic, many landowners and land managers are concerned about how to actively manage lodgepole pine stands to: 1) treat the dead standing trees killed by the insects,File Size: 1MB. the distribution of lodgepole and ponderosa pine in theWalker Basin area of south central Oregon in Kerr observed that both lodgepole and ponderosa pine have a deep taproot and make their best growth in a loose, sandy or gravelly soil. He noted further that ponderosa pine always is.


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Effect of kind and number of measured tree heights on lodgepole pine site-quality estimates / By Walter G. Dahms and Or.) Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland.

Abstract. no.3 Topics: Forest site quality. Average tree heights of Lodgepole Pines in the Niwot sub-alpine forest Site # (increasing elevation) height (m) Avg tree height Effect of kind and number of measured tree heights on lodgepole pine site-quality estimates / View Metadata By: Dahms, Walter G.

- Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.). To estimate strength parameters of living lodgepole pine stems over a range of temperatures (–16 to +17°C), trees were winched near or past the point of breakage, during which the applied force and deflection of the stem were measured.

Trees were 43 years old, 10 m tall, and since the experiments were conducted in the late winter and early spring, when the soil was frozen Cited by:   The effects of roads on growth of adjacent lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.

ex Loud. var. latifolia Engelm.) trees were studied in an area near Williams Lake, British were established in a range of stand ages, site qualities, stand densities (stems/ha), stand basal areas (m 2 /ha), edge aspects, and adjacent road widths.

Plots were divided into five zones beginning at the Cited by: Possible causes of damage are frost and insects. The damage does not significantly reduce the height of the spruce trees, but there is evidence that the heights of the lodgepole pine trees are.

After one growing season, N increased overall dbh growth, and P increased height growth. The effect of P was mostly on the damaged trees with height growths of feet for P only, and feet. This conclusion is also based on the hypothesis that the field-measured tree height from clinometers is accurate, since most studies have relied on the field–measured tree heights to evaluate the accuracy of the estimates from LS data (e.g., Kaartinen et al., ) or to construct regression models of canopy structures (e.g., Bouvier et al Cited by:   Effect of kind and number of measured tree heights on lodgepole pine site-quality estimates.

US Forest Service Research Paper PNW Erdle T.A. and MacLean D.A., Cited by: In the province of Québec (Canada), pre-commercial thinning (PCT) is a common silvicultural practice applied to young black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) BSP) stands. PCT removes some of the competing vegetation and smaller black spruce stems, in order to improve growth rates and reduce forest rotation intervals.

It is uncertain whether this positive response in black spruce growth is. 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:   The mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae, is a significant pest of lodgepole pine in British Columbia (BC), where it has recently reached an unprecedented outbreak level.

Although it is native to western North America, the beetle can now be viewed as a native invasive because for the first time in recorded history it has begun to reproduce in native jack pine stands within the North. Estimating lodgepole pine biomass David Clarence Johnston The University of Montana in Colorado.

Tree height, d.b.h., stem diameter at the base of the live crown, crown length, and crown width were measured on each sample tree. Branchwood and The measured tree parameters were used as independent variables.

The interaction term between population and environment (P × E) was substantially smaller than the population effect for interior spruce (about 12–40% of the population main effect) and largely absent in lodgepole pine (Table 1).

The experimental design factors block and border within chambers generally accounted for little variance, reflecting relatively homogeneous growth chamber environments and the Cited by: Population densities and tree diameter effects associated with verbenone treatments to reduce mountain pine beetle-caused mortality of lodgepole pine.

Progar RA(1), Blackford DC, Cluck DR, Costello S, Dunning LB, Eager T, Jorgensen CL, Munson AS, Steed B, Rinella by: developed by Gholz and others () for lodgepole pine: LogeW = Log•dbh() - where W equals weight of bole in kg and dbh is diameter in cm.

Growth is determined by establishing the stem weight last year and subtracting it from current stem weight. Thus, to determine tree vigor, we used three tree measure. In general, trees occupy and need space in proportion to their size. Density, as measured in basal area can be expressed quite readily in terms of tree diameter and number of trees per acre.

For example, let's say that you want to leave 90 square feet of basal area per acre in your pine stand. Lodgepole Pine Lodgepole Pine Lodgepole is well-known as a tall, slender tree, growing in forests composed exclusively of even-aged, tapering trees of this single species, and whose trunks are free of limbs with the proportions of a drinking straw.

Lodgepole reaches a typical height of 70 to 80 feet (21 to 24 m) but usually is less thanFile Size: KB. Cone bearing starts early from years of age and the 1 1/2" cones remain mostly unopened and attached on the tree for years.

Also known as black pine, it can be quite ornamental when young. It is an important softwood commercial tree and valuable to wildlife. Lodgepole pine does best in full to light shade and adapts to a variety of soil types.diameter at breast height (dbh).

Tree heights were measured as of the end of the previous growing season to ensure that all trees were sampled during a field season by the same criterion. Tree height to the nearest ft, tree age at groundline (end of the previous growingCited by: 1.We examined the effects of low-impact broadcast-burning and disk-trenching planting position (control, hinge, trench) on soil characteristics and lodgepole pine foliar nutrition and growth over two decades at a subboreal site in British Columbia, Canada.

Broadcast burning had virtually no effect on either the bulk density or chemical properties of soil. In contrast, significant reductions in Cited by: 4.