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- Mitchell, R.J.; Hiers, J.K.; O'Brien, J.J.; Jack, S.B.; Engstrom, R.T.
- Canadian journal of forest research = 2006 v.36 no.11 pp. 2724
- uneven-aged management, etc ; coniferous forests; biodiversity; prescribed burning; Pinus palustris; silvicultural practices; sustainable forestry; stand management; forest regeneration; forest trees; species diversity; fire ecology; forest ecology; forest stands; even-aged management; overstory; canopy; canopy gaps; age structure; stand structure; tree age; silvicultural systems; timber management; Southeastern United States; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... The longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) forest ecosystems of the US southeastern Coastal Plain, among the most biologically diverse ecosystems in North America, originally covered over 24 x 10(6) ha but now occupy less than 5% of their original extent. The key factor for sustaining their high levels of diversity is the frequent application of prescribed fire uninterrupted in time and space. Pine ...