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Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels

Kenneth W. Seidel

Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels

10-year results

by Kenneth W. Seidel

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

    Subjects:
  • Forest thinning,
  • Growth,
  • Trees

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK.W. Seidel
    SeriesResearch note PNW -- 366, Research note PNW -- 366.
    ContributionsPacific Northwest Forest Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25591326M
    OCLC/WorldCa7352245

    Larch, (genus Larix), any of about 10 to 12 species of coniferous trees constituting the genus Larix of the family Pinaceae, native to cool temperate and subarctic parts of the Northern species, Larix griffithii, is found only in the Himalayas. A larch has the pyramidal growth habit typical of conifers, but the leaves are shed in autumn like those of deciduous trees.   N2 - The objective of this study was to examine the effect of thinning intensity on the diameter at breast height (DBH) and height growth of Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi) stands located in the Yangpyeong-gun region of central Korea. In addition, a growth model was developed from the thinning by: 6. response, germination, and growth patterns have been documented among trees taken from various parts of the species range. Artificial hybrids have been created between tamarack (L. laricina) and two related species: Japanese larch (L. leptolepis) and European larch (L. decidua). Tamarack differs from the other two native species of.


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Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels by Kenneth W. Seidel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Growth of Western Larch After Thinning From Above and Below to Several Density Levels: Year Results K. Seidel1 United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station Research Note PNW November Abstract The year growth of a year-old, even-aged western larchCited by: 2.

The year growth of a year-old, even-aged western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) stand after it was thinned from above and below to a wide range of stocking levels was measured in eastern Oregon. Basal area and volume growth increased as stand density increased for both thinning by: 2.

Title. Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels: year results / Related Titles. Series: Research note PNW ; By. Seidel, Kenneth W. Pacific Northwest Forest Experiment Station (Portland, Or.) Type.

Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels. [Portland, Or.?]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type.

Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels book several density levels. [Portland, Or.?]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels: year results / By Kenneth W. Seidel and Or.) Pacific Cited by: 2. Cubic volume growth and tree vigor of year-old western larch (Larix occidentalis) with and without dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium laricis) were measured 15 years after thinning from above.

Precommercial thinning response in 7-year-old and year-old western larch: Past growth and future prognosis. – in Ecology and management of Larix forests: A look ahead, Schmidt, W.C.

Each autumn, the western larch sheds its needles. Oregon's larch is the western larch (Larix occidentalis). This tallest larch species can reach feet in height, four feet in diameter at the base and years of age. Some specimens reach. Well i have my materials list and am getting setup to have a friend do a lot of milling.

We have larch, Fir, and spruce around here. Spruce i know, fir i know but I haven't used larch before. what Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels book the good and bad points of it (from folks that have used it not the book. i have the book).

Where i your opinion is it best used. Etc. Thanks in advance. growth and stand density, land managers can, with a high degree of confidence, predict diameter growth rates after thinning larch stands of this age and site index (80 at age 50).

During the 15 years of this study, the mean stand diameter increased by inches in the lowest density plots compared with a inch increase in the.

Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels: year results / K.W. : Kenneth W. Seidel. Growth and yield of western larch under controlled levels of stocking in the Blue Mountains of Oregon. Res. Pap. PNW-RP Portland, OR: U.S.

Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 35 p. Repeated thinning to five growing-stock levels resulted in widely differing tree sizes and volumes per acre after Growth and yield of western larch: year results of a levels-of-growing-stock study / Related Titles.

Series: Research note PNW ; By. Seidel, Kenneth W. Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.) Type. Book. Material.

Life History Reproduction and Early Growth. Flowering and Fruiting-Western larch is monoecious; both staminate Growth of western larch after thinning from above and below to several density levels book ovulate flowers develop throughout the are found at the end of short spurlike lateral branchlets.

Vegetative buds are smaller than flower buds-usually about to mm ( to in) in diameter, whereas flower buds range from about to. Alpine larch grows at higher elevations than western larch, while tamarack is found in boreal forests (Schmidt).

Western larch is a shade-intolerant species and regenerates aggressively after fire (Fiedler and Lloyd). However, it rarely forms pure stands; more commonly it is found in mixed stands with a wide variety of species.

Washington. It also occurs sporadically along the east slope of the Cascades at elevations above 3, feet, and in the Blue Mountains in southeast Washington between 2, and 4, feet. Growth Habit Western Larch is the only deciduous conifer currently native to this region.

Larch is a vigorous, upright tree that can exceed feet tall. Larch has a characteristic where is splits vertically easily. Made great fence rails and shakes for roofing. Interestingly, it is a preferred tree to leave in thinning stands throughout the Western US because the trees needles do not want to burn as readily as most of the other species around it.

tamarack, another larch species, grows. Although there are species of larch throughout the world, the western larch is one of only two larches that grow in the Pacific Northwest, and the only larch native to Oregon.

In Oregon, Western larch often grows inter-mixed with other conifers. Against the traditional dark evergreen colors of theirFile Size: KB. Density management in young western larch stands: tree growth, stand yield, and carbon storage 54 years after thinning Chairperson: Andrew J.

Larson Long-term silvicultural experiments can be used to test novel ecological hypotheses and answer contemporary management questions that were not envisioned at study : Michael S Schaedel.

Western Larch VS. American Larch (Tamarack) VS. European Larch. Basically just asking for everyone's opinions on which of these species of larch makes for the "best" bonsai, keeping in mind I'm somewhat of a bonsai beginner. A great local nursery nearby me has American Larch (Tamarack) and I believe European Larch.

Thinning from below: Effects on height of dominant trees and diameter distribution in Eucalyptus stands Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Tropical Forest Science 29(2) April There are three levels of target density ( trees ha −1, trees ha −1, and trees ha −1) which were originally chosen to determine the ideal spacing for western larch growth (Schmidt and Shearer, ).

Nested within each level of the target density are three different thinning regimes Table 2).Cited by: 3. Same as 2 with commercial thinning at 50 years to trees per acre, such that the average d.b.h.

before thinning is the same as after thinning (PC1). Same as 3 but with commercial thinning from above at 50 years to trees per acre (PCA). Same as 3 but with commercial thinning from below at 50 years to trees per acre (PCB). The Effects of Planting Density on the Growth and Yield of Lodgepole Pine, Interior Spruce, Interior Douglas-fir, and Western Larch: to year Results from EP The Best Place on Earth Louise de Montigny, Suborna Ahmed, and outside bark at.3 m above ground), volume per hectare, and periodic incre.

FIGURE 1.—Western larch {Larix occidentalls) botanical range cent western larch and 40 per cent Douglas fir. The average propor- tion of western larch and Douglas fir ("Inland Empire'^ type) found in the different grades is given on page There are advantages and disadvantages in the mixing of species.

A database that provides information on more than native tree and shrub species, and on almost insects and diseases found in Canada's forests. Larch is a deciduous conifer, and is grown in several sites in New Zealand, mainly within the South island.

Larch performs best on lower hill slopes and valleys sheltered from wind. The heartwood of European larch is an attractive yellowish brown, the sapwood a paler brown.

It has prominent growth rings, although not quite as prominent as. It is a large deciduous coniferous tree reaching 30 to 60 metres (98 to ft) tall, with a trunk up to metres ( ft) diameter.

The largest known western larch is feet (47 m) tall and 22 feet ( m) in circumference with a 34 feet (10 m) crown, located at Seeley Lake, Montana. [citation needed] The crown is narrow conic; the main branches are level to upswept, with the Clade: Tracheophytes.

Acceleration of old-growth structural attributes in lodgepole pine forest: Tree growth and stand structure 25 years after thinning than unthinned stands was also reported for western larch. Several species of larch have the ability to grow at high altitudes and far north.

Actually, Dahurian larch is the wood-species in the world that grows on the highest degree of latitude. Furthermore, larch is fast growing, at least in the juvenile stage, but the growth culminates rather Size: KB. For red pine, post-thinning stand density has a greater impact on post-thinning stand growth (Gilmore et al.

) than the thinning method used (Smith ). For income focused management, sawtimber trees should be thinned periodically to maintain uniform growth. Robert Van Pelt, a University of Washington researcher, says western larch seems to have made several adaptations to compete in an evergreen-dominated world.

For example, it has one of the fastest seedling growth rates among trees in the area. This allows it to rise above neighboring trees that would otherwise block the light it needs to thrive. Larch,Siberian Larix sibirica Also known as: Siberian larch, Russian larch 1. General Information • Distribution • Environmental • The Timber • The Tree • Wood type 2.

Timber Properties • Chemical properties • Coating The native distribution for L. sibirica extends across Siberia to Mongolia and northern China.

In Siberia it is extracted from 'natural forest' andFile Size: KB. Mean diameters of our very low- fertilized low- and fertilized medium-density stands reached old-growth diameter levels at 33 years of age, which is nearly a decade sooner than that recorded (42 years of age) for low-density and old-growth stands 25 years post-PCT (Sullivan and Sullivan, ).

These substantial increases in tree sizes make up Cited by: 9. Western Larch needles are 3-sided, while Alpine Larch needles have 4 sides. Also, Western Larch cones connect to the branch on short stalks, while Alpine Larch cones are nearly stalkless.

Uses: Western Larch is made into lumber used for framing and finishing. It's also used for pulp and firewood. Names: Occidentalis means "western," and Larix.

Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, of the family Pinaceae (subfamily Laricoideae).Growing from 20 to 45 m (66 to ft) tall, they are native to much of the cooler temperate northern hemisphere, on lowlands in the north and high on mountains further south. Larches are among the dominant plants in the boreal forests of Siberia and Canada.

Although they are conifers, Class: Pinopsida. Influence of thinning on wood density and branch size of young western larch. Technical Report No. TR, Forintek Canada Corp., Vancouver, BC, 21p. Availability. Introduction. Much is known about the effects of thinning on stand characteristics such as volume growth and rates of overstory tree mortality, as well as on individual tree characteristics such as diameter growth and live crown ratio (Smith, ).Several long-term studies have related tree and stand development to such measures of stand density as basal area, stand density Cited by: The final density or range of density of healthy, well-spaced trees following juvenile spacing must comply with that specified in the SP.

Strata that fall below the maximum density are not required to be spaced. Once pre-commercial thinning has been completed, a free growing survey may be undertaken immediately.

This paper pdf study pdf after 25 years of crop-tree thinning in a western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) pole stand in western Montana.

Five 1/2-acre plots were established in the Petty Creek drainage, Lolo National Forest, at an elevation of 4, feet above sea level.

Western larch site index of the study area was 52 feet at 50 years.This study suggests that thinning has little effect on download pdf density of the whole growth ring in Japanese larch.

AB - The objective of this study was to determine the effect of thinning on the annual ring structure and the cross-sectional dimensions of tracheids in plantation-grown Japanese latch (Larix leptolepis).Cited by: suited for this type of system are ponderosa ebook, western larch, western white pine, and Douglas-fir.

Some ground disturbance is desired for seedling establishment. After establishment the seed trees may be removed. c. Shelterwood − This system is best suited to natural regeneration of species with some shade Size: 49KB.