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- Atwood, Chad J.; Fox, Thomas R.; Loftis, David L.
- Forest ecology and management 2009 v.257 no.4 pp. 1305
- stumps, etc ; sprouting; adventitious shoots; natural regeneration; silvicultural systems; clearcutting; shelterwood systems; hardwood forests; altitude; landforms; Quercus; Carya; Acer rubrum; mixed stands; basal area; geographical variation; Appalachian region; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Stump sprouts are an important form of regeneration for a number of species in the southern Appalachians, especially the oaks (Quercus spp.). Alternative regeneration systems to clearcutting such as shelterwood and leave-tree systems are being implemented in many hardwood stands in the Appalachians. However, the effects of these alternative silvicultural systems on stump sprouts are not known. The ...