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Soil and water quality in relation to lodgepole pine culture at Mt. Sopris Nursery

by T.D. Landis

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil pH,
  • Seedlings,
  • Pinus contorta,
  • Mortality,
  • Water quality

  • Edition Notes

    Includes 5 references.

    ContributionsFifer, R.S., Taylor, C.A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26492436M

    Lodgepole pine is commonly associated with meadows (Rundel et al. ). Although lodgepole pine has well developed water regulation mechanisms, it typically occupies areas with at least seasonally wet soils. Annual precipitation in the lodgepole pine zone averages . the forest, allowing lodgepole pine to return. In one serai community the complete replacement of lodgepole pine is delayed, apparently indefinitely, by periodic light ground fires which burn the area incompletely. In two others, invasion of other tree species is slow even without fire, requiring two or more generations of lodgepole pine before the.

    1. Introduction. Expected climate-driven changes in disturbance regimes are likely to increase the frequency and severity of major disturbance events throughout the 21 st century, thus increasing the importance of disturbance as a key determinant of ecosystem structure and function (Flannigan et al., , Turner et al., ).Disturbances have large-scale impacts on ecosystem processes and. Temperature and time affect the release and quality of seed from cones of lodgepole pine from Alberta Article in Canadian Journal of Forest Research 9(2) February with 10 Reads.

    It discusses aspects of site selection and modification including climate, and soil and water management. The book follows the tree from selection in the nursery to planting and aftercare through such routine practices as pruning, fertilization, support systems, and plant health s: This field study tested the effects of water limitation on chemical defenses of mature trees against mountain pine beetle-associated microorganisms and on beetle brood success in lodgepole × jack.


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Soil and water quality in relation to lodgepole pine culture at Mt. Sopris Nursery by T.D. Landis Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. +Lodgepole pine site index in relation to synoptic measures of climate, soil moisture and soil nutrients by G.

Geoff Wangl, Shongming Huan2, Robert A. ~onsemd~ and Ryan J. ~10s~ Lodgepole pine site index was examined in relation to synoptic measures of topography, soil moisture, and soil nutrients in Alberta.

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. the distribution of lodgepole and ponderosa pine in the-walker Basin area of south central Oregon in Kerr observed that both lodgepole and 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.

Soil strength was affected by both compaction and water content ().The effects of compaction were most pronounced when the soils were dry. At the highest water content ( cm 3 cm −3), compaction treatments had no effect on soil cm 3 cm −3 water content, the 84% of MBD compaction treatment had significantly greater soil strength than the 74% of MBD compaction by: landing in central British Columbia, Canada and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.

ex Loud. var. latifolia Engelm.) seedlings were grown in pots for 12 weeks. Pots were compacted to densities that corresponded to 67, 72 and 76% of the Proctor maximum bulk density ( kg m-3) for the soil. Volumetric water contents ofTree-planting quality, depth, and medium can significantly affect seedling growth, vigour, and survival in the Very Dry, Cool Montane spruce Biogeoclimatic subsone (MSxk).

In this study, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) seedlings were planted in seven different treatment units to test for difference in growth and mortality.

Trees were planted in F-layer, mineral soil, and poor medium, with. Soil analysis also revealed that mixed conifer was significantly lower in pH, but higher in organic matter, potassium, phosphorus, and ammonium when compared to lodgepole pine stands.

Species richness per core was correlated with these chemical data, however, analysis of covariance indicated that stand type was the only statistically. Storage and flux of nitrogen were studied in several contrasting lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta lia) forests in southeastern Wyoming.

The mineral soil contained most of the N in these ecosystems (range of – g m−2), with aboveground detritus (–g m−2) and living biomass (– g m−2) storing much smaller amounts. Bareroot jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) and white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) were planted near Elliot Lake, Ontario, on a boreal reforestation site.

Site preparation treatments were mixed, mineral and undisturbed (i.e., control) soil. Seedling water relations and growth were examined during the first field season. During the first 28 days after planting, jack pine base (i.e.

differs between densities in lodgepole pine. When lodgepole pine is planted at lower densities per hectare the average total height increases per tree. Planting lodgepole pine at spacings of 2 x 2 m and x m produced the highest individual tree volume and volume per hectare depending on the site (Liziniewicz and Agestam ).

In contrast, yearly fertilization of lodgepole pine at Kenneth Creek had no measurable effects on forest floor mass, C/N ratio, mineralizable N, and total N, C, and S. Relatively high forest floor and mineral soil NO 3-N levels in heavily fertilized treatment plots may indicate N saturation and high NO 3 - leaching potential.

The coarse. The persistence of ponderosa pine and lodgepole pine forests in the 21st century depends to a large extent on how seedling emergence and establishment are influenced by driving climate and environmental variables, which largely govern forest regeneration.

We surveyed the literature, and identified 96 publications that reported data on dependent variables of seedling emergence and/or. Ponderosa and Lodgepole Pine seedling bud burst varies with lift date and cultural practices in Idaho nursery / Related Titles.

Series: Research note INT ; By. Sloan, John P. Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah) United States. Forest Service. Type. Book. Site index of interior spruce was significantly lower than that for lodgepole pine on nutrient-deficient sites. Of the six types of regression models developed, the edatope model showed strong relationships between site index and soil moisture and nutrient regimes (R 2 >, SEE.

Abstract. This book presents a synthesis of published information on mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins [Coleoptera: Scolytidae]) biology and management with an emphasis on lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud. var. latifolia Engelm.) forests of western Canada.

Interior spruce (Picea glauca-P. engelmannii complex), lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), interior and coastal Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) were grown from seed for 20 wk in containers in a greenhouse, with h photoperiods.

Seedlings were then acclimatized under natural daylength and temperature conditions at Vernon, British Columbia, for up to Growth of lodgepole pine stands and its relation to mountain pine beetle susceptibility [S.

Schmid, J. ; Olsen, William K. Mata] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Mata, S. Schmid, J. ; Olsen, William K. spring and autumn, but summer rain storms keep soil moisture high during the growing season, so that sto­ matal closure associated with drought is rare (Kauf­ mann ).

However, nitrogen levels in the soil are low for lodgepole pine forests (Fahey and Knight ) and poor nitrogen availability may limit photosyn­ thetic capacity and growth. of lodgepole pine. Potentially much more water can move via transpira- tion than via direct soil evaporation. Besides the diurnal response of sto- mata to soil radiation, the most im- portant factors inducing stomatal resistance to water vapor flux in lodgepole pine are drought and cold temperature stresses.

Stomatal open. Morphological Grades of Lodgepole Pine Seedlings Compared After 13 Growing Seasons Steven B. Kiiskila Forest Agronomy Consultant, New Forest Treeworks, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada Abstract The effect of morphological specifications within one stock type of container lodgepole pine grown under conditions that.ninety year-old lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var.

latifolia Engelm.) stands across the landscape of Yellowstone National Park (YNP), Wyoming, USA. Field studies and aerial photography were used to address three questions: (1) What is the range and spatial pattern of lodgepole pine sapling density across the burned Yellowstone landscape and.CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): species composition in a Scots pine–Norway spruce stand in southern Finland.

Silva Fennica 37(2): – It is commonly known in Finland that Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) is a tree of dry soils and Norway spruce (Picea abies (L) Karst.) is a tree of fresh soils.