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Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen

the status of our knowledge

by John R. Jones

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station], for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Fort Collins, Colo, Washington .
Written in English

  • Aspen -- United States.,
  • Conifers.,
  • Forests and forestry -- United States.,
  • Forest regeneration -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 37-43

    Statementby John R. Jones
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper RM -- 122
    ContributionsRocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13600884M

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Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen by John R. Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen. Fort Collins, Colo.: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Silviculture of Mixed Conifer Forests in the Southwest Frank Ronco, Jr., Principal Silviculturist Gerald J.

Gottfried, silviculturist Robert R. Alexander, Chief Silviculturist Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station1 USDA Forest Service R M-TT-6 'Headquarters is in Fort Collins, in cooperation with Colorado State Size: 3MB. The oldest canopy trees were years old and seemed to be the remnants of an initial cohort, but younger trees shared the mixed canopy of quaking aspen, paper birch, and balsam fir.

Fine-scale disturbances had maintained the stand for some time, resulting in cohorts of younger, subcanopy balsam fir and sugar maple. Handy book of ornamental conifers and of rhododendrons and other American flowering shrubs suitable for the climate and soils of Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen: the status of our knowledge / Mixed conifer and aspen regeneration in small clearcuts within a partially harvested Arizona mixed conifer forest /.

A more recent book by Debreczy and Racz () entitled "Conifers Around the World" is similar in size (actually a bit larger) and price to Farjon's book, but provides a much better illustrated, more alluring, and comparably authoritative account of the Cited by: Aspen.

See also what's at Wikipedia, your library, or elsewhere. Broader term: Poplar; Narrower terms: Aspen as feed; European aspen; Populus tremuloides; Filed under: Aspen Quaking aspen: a study in applied forest pathology / (Washington: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, ), by E. Meinecke (page images at HathiTrust) Mortality of aspen on the Gros Ventre elk winter range /. Aspen suckers may take awhile to sprout after the conifers are removed from an aspen grove. Resource specialists have found that it can sometimes take three to four years before the aspen will start to sprout after conifer removal.

Managing aspen involves taking advantage of the species characteristics to provide for its continuation. Abies concolor, the white fir, is a coniferous tree in the pine family tree is native to the mountains of western North America from the southern Cascade range in Oregon, south throughout California and into the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir in northern Baja California; west through parts of southern Idaho, to Wyoming; and south throughout the Colorado Plateau and Clade: Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen book.

Forest Ecology and Management, 6 () 13 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam --Printed in The Netherlands FIRE HISTORY OF SOUTHWESTERN MIXED CONIFER: A CASE STUDY JOHN H. DIETERICH Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forestry Sciences Lab, U.S.

Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, ASU Campus, Cited by: Mixed Conifer. As its name suggests, the mixed-conifer forest type includes a diverse range of species. The distribution and structure of mixed-conifer forests are strongly influenced by temperature and moisture gradients, in addition to soil types and fire.

Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen: the status of our knowledge Bicknell's thrush (2, words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article ). Jones JR () Silviculture of Southwestern Mixed Conifers and Aspen: The Status of Our Knowledge.

USDA Forest Service Research Paper RM Google Scholar Kozlowski TT, Constantinidou HA (a) Responses of woody plants to environmental by: 5.

aspen, jack pine, and balsam fir are all ranked as long-lived conifers like white pine and spruce on these sites. These species and older forests should be conserved or enhanced when opportunities arise. All of the pines have FDn33 – Northern Dry-Mesic Mixed Woodland ECS- File Size: KB. across the landscapes.

Aspen is closely associated with many mixed-conifer forests in Southwestern Colorado. Fire exclusion and past management have in large part decreased the aspen component across the landscape, prompting an interest in maintaining aspen in mixed-conifer landscapes.

Aspen silviculture Tony D’Amato Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources University of Vermont. Outline •Review of aspen silvics • Aspen dominance on a particular site does not always indicate it is a “good site” (i.e., SI > 70 ft) to promote Size: 6MB.

Changes in forest structure of a mixed conifer forest, southwestern Colorado, USA Article (PDF Available) in Forest Ecology and Management (7). Removal of Encroaching Conifers to Regenerate Degraded Aspen Stands in the Sierra Nevada Bobette E. Jones,1 Tom H. Rickman,1 Alfred Vazquez,1 Yukako Sado,2 and Kenneth W.

Tate2,3 Abstract Aspen is considered a keystone species, and aspen com-munities are critical for maintaining biodiversity in west-ern landscapes. Inventories of aspen stand.

The blue spruce, green spruce, white spruce, Colorado spruce, or Colorado blue spruce, with the Latin (scientific) name Picea pungens, is a species of spruce tree.

It is native to North America, and is found in growing zones 1 through 7. Its natural range extends from northern New Mexico through Colorado and Utah to Wyoming and into Alberta and British Columbia, but it has been Clade: Tracheophytes. “[Monocultures of conifers are] going to increase the risk of burning at least for a couple of decades relative to if you had a mixed stand of pine and aspen.”- Dr.

Steve Cumming, Canada Research Chair in Boreal Ecosystems Modelling, personal. mixed-species forests at low to mid-elevations in southwestern Oregon.

Precipitation averages 35 to 40 inches a year, mostly in the form of winter rain. Summers are hot and dry, with 10 to 15 percent of the total annual rainfall occurring at this time. Douglas-fir is the dominant tree species, mixed with varying proportionsFile Size: KB. The understory conifers, if present, had the potential to overtop and replace the relatively short-lived ( years) aspen in succession, converting stands into mixed conifer forest.

However, large stands where sources of conifer seeds were distant may have had little ingrowth of conifers and were semi-permanent. Mixed conifer and aspen regeneration in small clearcuts within a partially harvested Arizona mixed conifer forest / BOOK TI - Mixed conifer and aspen regeneration in small clearcuts within a partially harvested Arizona mixed conifer forest / VL - no Conifers KW - Forest regeneration KW - Growth KW - New Mexico ER - Volumes.

Both warm/dry and cool/moist mixed conifer forest types (following the terminology of Romme et al., ) have been affected by recent human-caused regimes were interrupted in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado circawhen settlers of European origin introduced livestock grazing that broke the contiguity of surface fuels (Grissino-Mayer et al., Cited by: The aspen tree range extends from Newfoundland and Labrador west across Canada along the northern limit of trees to northwestern Alaska, and southeast through Yukon and British Columbia.

Throughout the western United States it is mostly in the mountains from Washington to California, southern Arizona, Trans-Pecos Texas, and northern Nebraska.

10 Common Diseases in Aspen Trees and How to Treat Them. The domestic plantation of aspen trees has increased in recent times. The aspen tree is afflicted by many diseases, though not all are fatally harmful. This post lists a few common aspen.

Jones JR () Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifer and aspen: the status of our know­ledge. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Research Paper RM, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Fort Collins, CO Google ScholarAuthor: John L. Vankat.

The three stand structures resulting from the treatments in this study support a broad range of silvicultural objectives for the mixed evergreen forest community of.

Aspen trees are all native to cold regions with cool summers, in the north of the Northern Hemisphere, extending south at high-altitude areas such as mountains or high are all medium-sized deciduous trees reaching 15–30 m (49–98 ft) tall. In North America, it is referred to as Quaking Aspen or Trembling Aspen because the leaves "quake" or tremble in the wind.

Aspen is an early successional species that is within many different forest forests are most often found in northern Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula and are dominated by trembling (quaking) aspen and big-toothed aspen, both of which are shade-intolerant, fast growing, and trees associated with the aspen community include white birch.

Conifers are known to everyone as a conspicuous kind of evergreen trees or shrubs that feature prominently in gardens and parks as well as in many managed forests in the cool to cold temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

Numerous books have been written about them and continue to appear, mostly with a bias towards these uses in Europe and North America. Aspen soon learned that 'I'm not alone, it's not just me, I'm part of a family, a big family tree.' Aspen's Roots is a beautifully illustrated story of connections and service, speaking to children and adults alike.

It proves a unique children's story and art book, written to inspire/5(17). In British Columbia, bigleaf maple grows occasionally in even-aged, pure stands, but most commonly in early and intermediate stages of secondary succession mixed with conifers or hardwoods.

It is a pioneer species (primary succession) on talus and floodplains, and is present in second-growth stands on upland sites. Mixed Aspen - Lodgepole Pine Forest. Aspen Forest.

Aspens are the only deciduous tree at this altitude. Refereed to as "quaking" or "trembling aspen" their green leaves shimmer against the background of pine in the summer wind.

Aspen leaves turn a brilliant yellow and orange during the fall making for spectacular vistas as one looks over the. One aspen tree is actually only a small part of a larger organism. A stand or group of aspen trees is considered a singular organism with the main life force underground in the extensive root system.

Before a single aspen trunk appears above the surface, the root system may lie dormant for many years until the conditions are just right. Silviculture of southwestern mixed conifers and aspen: the status of our knowledge / View Metadata By: Jones, John R.

(John Robert), - Rocky Mountain Forest and. Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) are lovely in the wild, and enjoy the most extensive native range of any tree on the leaves have flattened petioles, so they tremble in every light breeze. You may have admired aspens lighting up park slopes with brilliant yellow fall color.

Habitat Section Wyoming Game and Fish Department Aspen/Deciduous Forest FIGURE 1. Wyoming Aspen/Deciduous TABLE 1. Wyoming Aspen/Deciduous Forest NatureServe Ecological Systems1 1. Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland 2. Western Great Plains Dry Bur Oak Forest and Woodland 3.

Inter-Mountain Basins Aspen-Mixed Conifer Forest and File Size: KB. Return of the Native: ARS Scientists Stimulate Growth of Native Aspen Trees By Laura McGinnis Septem Methods to restore aspen woodlands being overrun by conifers are being studied by Agricultural Research Service scientists and cooperators in its fiery fall foliage, quaking aspen has thrilled generations of leaf watchers.

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James N. Long USU Lab Website. WHO WE ARE The Forest Ecology and Silviculture lab is located in the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University in Logan, Utah USA.

Quaking aspen seldom grow below an elevation of 1, feet ( m) due to the mildness of the winter found at this level. They are a short-lived species, having an average lifespan of 75 to : Live Science Staff.You searched for: aspen tree photos!

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