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Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest thinning -- California, Northern.,
  • Ponderosa pine -- California, Northern.,
  • Mountain pine beetle.,
  • Heterobasidion annosum -- California, Northern.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGary O. Fiddler ... [et al.].
    SeriesResearch paper PSW -- 194.
    ContributionsFiddler, Gary., Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17704259M

    Home Book or Chapter or Journal Article. Radial and stand-level thinning treatments: year growth response of legacy ponderosa and Jeffrey pine trees. CHAPTER 4 – CONSULTATION AND COORDINATION Launch Integrated Fuels and Vegetation Management Project Interdisciplinary Team (all from Fremont-Winema National Forests) Carolyn Wisdom Silver Lake RD (District Ranger) Amy Gowan Silver Lake RD (Acting District Ranger) Rick Elston Silver Lake RD Environmental Coordinator (IDT Leader) Susan Puddy Northeast Zone Certified Silviculturist .

    Tips on Growing Ponderosa Pine. Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) is a large coniferous tree with a lifespan of up to years. There are two principal varieties of ponderosa, known commonly as. The structure and composition of ponderosa pine woodlands varies across the state, depending on local climate, soil type and moisture, elevation, aspect and fire history. In Blue Mountains, East Cascades and Klamath Mountains ecoregions, ponderosa pine woodlands have open canopies, generally covering percent of the sky. Their.

    THINNING LOW SITE PONDEROSA PINE* May Extra wide spacing by Barrett did not increase diameter growth rate. In figure 2, McConnell and Smith's and Pearson and Jameson's data show diameter growth of Ponderosa pine. U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Forest and Range Experiment Station, Research N 2pp.   The future of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa var. scopulorum) forests in the southwestern United States is uncertain because climate-change-induced stresses are expected to increase tree mortality and place greater constraints on by:


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Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pine in Northeastern California Research Paper PSW Gary 0. Fiddler Troy A. Fiddler VEGETATION creases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern Cali- fornia. Res. Paper PSW Berkeley, CA: Pacific South- Thinning Decreases Mortality and increases Growth of Ponderosa Pine in Northeastern California Gary 0.

Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California Author: Gary Fiddler ; Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.). Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of Ponderosa pine in northeastern California Res.

Pap. PSW-RP Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 12 p. Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California. Berkeley, Calif: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station.

MLA Citation. Fiddler, Gary. and Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.). Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California / Gary O. Fiddler [et al.].

Abstract. ii, 7 p. Topics: Forest thinning--California, Northern., Ponderosa pine., Mountain pine beetle. tonus brevicomis LeConte)-caused ponderosa pine mortality, likely contributed to an increase in the number and proportion of white fir trees in forested areas and grass-dominated meadows (Eaton,Cited by: A study by Fiddler et al.

() showed that thinning reduced MPB-caused ponderosa pine mortality in California, with no mortality in stands of Ͻ95 ft 2 /ac ( m 2 /ha) of basal area 7 years. We analyzed 45 years of data collected from three ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex P.

Lawson & C. Lawson) levels-of-growing-stock installations in Oregon (OR) and northern California (CA), USA, to determine the effect of stand density regimes on stand productivity and found that periodic annual increment (PAI) of diameter, basal area (BA), volume, and aboveground dry Cited by: Portions of a year-old stand of ponderosa pine were precommercially thinned in and commercially thinned in at age 64 years to determine the effects of thinning from below on tree growth and mortality caused by Armilloria root disease in central Oregon.

Thirty years after precommercial thinning. Thinning studies in ponderosa pine forests consistently report that thinning reduced the density of bark beetle-caused mortality (trees ha −1 killed) or, where different thinning intensities were tested, areas with lower density had less percent mortality (trees ha −1 killed/trees ha −1 host available) compared to areas with higher density (Cole and McGregor,Fiddler et al.,Schmid et al., Cited by:   Fiddler GO, Hart DR, Fiddler TA, McDonald PM () Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California.

USDA Forest Service Research Paper PSW-RP, Berkeley Google ScholarCited by: 9. Use of GIS in Optimizing Timber Thinning Strategies in the Eastern Sierra Nevada* Thinning Decreases Mortality and Increases Growth of Ponderosa Pine in Northeastern California.

Proper thinning of dense young stands of ponderosa pine increases the growth rate of remaining trees and thereby shortens the time re-quired to grow timber of any desired size. The extent of improvement in growth is shown by thinning studies in the Pacific Northwest cover-ing periods of 10 to 24 years.

These studies, together with general. Past land management practices have often resulted in ponderosa pine stands that are overly dense and prone to catastrophic wildfire or bark beetle outbreaks Preventing a stand-replacing event is best accomplished through tree thinning.

Lower stand densities result in greater individual tree growth. In early summer offollowing the Cone Fire, 25 strip plots (in five groups) were installed across the treatment plot boundaries of the three units impacted by the Cone Fire ().These m wide plots extended m into the recently treated areas and 50 m across the other side of the treatment plot boundary ().The low variability in mortality outside the plots allowed for a shorter (50 m Cited by: The Warner Mountains of northeastern California on the Modoc National Forest experienced a high incidence of tree mortality () that was associated with drought and bark beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) attack.

Various silvicultural thinning treatments were implemented prior to this period of tree mortality to reduce stand density and increase residual tree growth and Cited by: Mechanical thinning and the application of prescribed fire are commonly used tools in the restoration of fire-adapted forest ecosystems.

However, few studies have explored their effects on subsequent amounts of bark beetle caused tree mortality in interior ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Dougl.

ex P. & C. Laws. var. this study, we examined bark beetle responses to creation of Cited by: Ponderosa pine started height growth before sugar pine, incense-cedar, and white fir, but not before lodgepole pine (13). Many variables cause seedling mortality.

Ponderosa pine seedlings less than 36 days old were more susceptible to minimum night temperatures (lower than -5° C (23° F)) than were lodgepole pine seedlings. Thinning decreases mortality and increases growth of ponderosa pine in northeastern California / (Berkeley, Calif.: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, []), by Gary Fiddler and Calif.) Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley (page images at HathiTrust).

established stands [31,38,39]. In northeastern Washington, the e ects of stand structure on unmanaged ponderosa pine growth response to climate varied significantly, while habitat type did not [31].

Increased sensitivity to drought for ponderosa pine co-occurring with western juniper (JuniperusAuthor: Kaelyn Finley, Jianwei Zhang.

After an MPB outbreak, two thinning treatments with tree spacing of 18 × 18 ft ( × m) and 21 × 21 ft ( × m) exhibited no MPB-caused ponderosa pine mortality compared to 7% of ponderosa pine basal area killed in the unthinned stand 5 years by: 2.Release treatments are a common management practice for ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C.

Lawson) shrubs often compete with planted pines reducing growth and increasing mortality rates [1,2], and moisture is a primary limiting factor within the range of ponderosa pine [].Controlling competing vegetation reallocates more available soil water to planted trees [], thus Author: Martin Ritchie, Jianwei Zhang, Ethan Hammett.Ponderosa pine is typically dominant on warm, dry sites with a short growing season and very low summer precipitation.

Temperatures annual average 41° to 50° F with extremes ranging from ° to ° F. Being drought tolerant, it out competes other species to .