Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
FIA Project Y062286

    Montane Alternative Silvicultural Systems (MASS): growth limitations on regeneration
Author: Mitchell, Alan K.
Imprint: Victoria, B.C. : Canadian Forest Service, 2006
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Forest management, British Columbia, Forest Reproduction, Variable retention harvesting
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
The overall objective is to assess the influence of aggregate and dispersed retention systems on conifer stagnation (growth check), which is characterized by reduced or variable height growth following harvesting on high-elevation clearcuts. The 10-year period since harvesting at the MASS site coincides with the onset of growth check observed on other coastal montane sites and will provide a long-term comparison of conifer productivity necessary for the evaluation and effective implementation of variable retention systems.
Al Mitchell.
Related projects:  FSP_Y051286FSP_Y073286
Contact: Mitchell, Al, (250) 363-0786,


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