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Silviculture

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  • 1. A Role for the Forest Service?
    Silviculture
    1
  • 2. Introduction
    2
    Objective:
    To consider timber inventory, silvicultural, and timber harvest techniques in Central and Southern Indiana.
    Site:
    • Morgan-Monroe State Forest (MMSF)
    • 3. 39º 20’ 05” N, 86º25’07” W
    Management History:
    • A 30 acre stand at MMSF was harvested in 1981
    • 4. Indiana DNR Division of Forestry used the timber cruise method
    • 5. ~30% of the total commercial volume was harvested
  • 3
    1981 Harvest Figures
  • 6. 4
    Wood Uses
    Wenger K.F. (1994)
  • 7. 5
    Comparison of Oaks for Seed Trees
  • 8. 6
  • 9. 7
  • 10. 8
  • 11. 9
    Burns, R.M., and B.H. Honkala (1990). Silvics of North America. Volume 2: Hardwoods. Agriculture Handbook 654, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Washington, D.C. http://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/table_of_contents.htm
    Hicks, J., R. R. (1998). Management of Central Hardwoods. Ecology and Management of Central Hardwood Forests. New York, John Wiley & Sons.
    Marshall, V. G. (2000). "Impacts of forest harvesting on biological processes in northern forest soils." Forest Ecology and Management 133: 43-60.
    Wenger, K. F. (1984). Forestry Handbook 2nd ed. K. F. Wenger. New York, John Wiley & Sons.

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