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Author Johnson, Paul S.

Title The ecology and silviculture of oaks / Paul S. Johnson and Stephen R. Shifley and Robert Rogers
Published Wallingford, Oxon ; New York : CABI, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 503 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Oak-dominated Ecosystems -- Regeneration Ecology I : Flowering, Fruiting and Reproduction Characteristics -- Regeneration Ecology II : Population Dynamics -- Site Productivity -- Development of Natural Stands -- Self-thinning and Stand Density -- Even-aged Silvicultural Methods -- Uneven-aged Silvicultural Methods -- Silvicultural Methods for Multi-resource Management -- Growth and Yield
Summary This book contains 10 chapters divided into 3 sections. The first section consists 3 chapters on the ecological characteristics and distribution of oak species and the various kinds of oak forests in the USA. The next 2 chapters on regeneration ecology provide the critical interference between oak ecology and silviculture. The second section comprises 3 chapters covering site productivity and stand development. The third section comprises 4 chapters on silvicultural methods and the growth and yield of oak forests
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Oak -- Ecology -- United States.
Oak -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Rogers, Robert, 1941-
Shifley, Stephen R.
LC no. 2001035883
ISBN 0851998550 (electronic bk.)
9780851998558 (electronic bk.)