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- Orefice, Joseph; Smith, Richard G.; Carroll, John; Asbjornsen, Heidi; Kelting, Daniel
- Agroforestry systems 2017 v.91 no.4 pp. 729-739
- hardwood forests, etc ; Agrostis; Arisaema triphyllum; Danthonia spicata; Digitaria; Hieracium; Ranunculus; Rumex acetosella; Thalictrum; Vaccinium angustifolium; cattle; ecosystems; forage; nitrogen; nitrogen content; pastures; phosphorus; physicochemical properties; plant communities; silvopastoral systems; soil density; soil sampling; species diversity; understory; woody plants; New York; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... Little is known regarding the impact of converting northern hardwood forests to pasture or silvopasture. Our objective was to investigate how understory plant communities and soil physical and chemical properties respond during the first 2 years following conversion of northern hardwood forest to pasture. To accomplish this, we established three forest conversion treatments (silvopasture, open pas ...