Long term effects of wet site timber harvesting and site preparation on soil properties and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) productivity in the lower Atlantic Coastal Plain

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Neaves III, Charles Mitchell;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: site preparation | skid trails | loblolly pine | site productivity | soil properties | wet site harvesting | forested wetlands

Short term studies have suggested that ground based timber harvesting on wet sites can alter soil properties and inhibit early survival and growth of seedlings. Persistence of such negative effects may translate to losses in forest productivity over a rotation. During... View more
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