Summer moisture contents of understory vegetation in northeastern Minnesota

by Robert M Loomis

Publisher: Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station in [St. Paul, Minn.]

Written in English
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  • Forest fires -- Minnesota -- Prevention and control,
  • Forest management -- Minnesota
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    StatementRobert M. Loomis, Peter J. Roussopoulos, and Richard W. Blank
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper NC ; 179, USDA Forest Service research paper NC -- 179
    ContributionsRoussopoulos, Peter J., joint author, Blank, Richard W., joint author, North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.), United States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
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    Open LibraryOL13603074M

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Jun 01,  · The growing use of prescribed fire in the state of Illinois is a welcome and useful tool for land managers. Burning proponents cite the historic importance of fire in maintaining unique, fire adapted ecosystems. While prescribed bums are widely used throughout the state, few efforts are made to document the effectiveness of these bums via permanent vegetation monitoring plots. Differences in Fine-Root Biomass of Trees and Understory Vegetation among Stand Types in Subtropical Forests. The understory vegetation may be responsible for a significant variation in relative FRB of tree and non- tree species across different stand types. The soil organic-carbon and total-nitrogen contents to a depth of 40 cm were Cited by: 8. Oct 01,  · This study quantified relationships of understory vascular plant species composition and richness along environmental gradients over a broad spatial scale in second-growth oak forests in eastern North America. Species frequencies were recorded in 25 × 25 m plots in four study sites extending over 70 km in southern Ohio, U.S.A.. The plots were stratified into three long-term soil moisture Cited by: When paper birch has an understory of white spruce or balsam fir, the conifers will eventually dominate the stand, but birch will retain a presence. When paper birch has an understory of northern hardwoods (such as, sugar maple, red maple, basswood, ash, and some oaks), the birch will be replaced by the hardwoods over time.

RESEARCH ARTICLE Dispersal, not Understory Light Competition, Limits Restoration of Iowa Woodland Understory Herbs Lars A. Brudvig,1,2,3 Catherine M. Mabry,1 and Larissa M. Mottl4 Abstract Plant community restoration may be limited by the inabil-. understory vegetation and tree regeneration. There was a nonsignificant trend of increased species richness in burned areas, mostly due to an elevated number of herbaceous species. There were no significant effects of fire on herb and shrub cover. Higher densities oak, yellow-poplar (Liriodendron. The Relationship of Tree Overstory and Herbaceous Understory Vegetation. Rangeland Ecology & Management / Journal of Range Management Archives Home; About; Login; Register; Search; Current; Archives; Journals at the University of Arizona; Home > Vol 20, No 4 (July ) > Jameson. Font soundsofgoodnews.com by: Successful restoration programs should incorporate the herbaceous understory component; however, published research specifically addressing changes in understory species composition is minimal. Ponderosa pine influence on the undercanopy environment may be an important factor in understory vegetation soundsofgoodnews.com by: 5.

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Summer moisture contents of understory vegetation in northeastern Minnesota. [Saint Paul, Minn.]: North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, [] (OCoLC) Changes in Ponderosa Pine Site Productivity following Removal of Understory Vegetation M.

Busse, * P. Cochran, and J. Barrett ABSTRACT Competition from understory vegetation for water and nutrients can limit productivity of young forest stands. Less is known of the effect of understory vegetation on long-term stand growth or soilCited by: The objective of this research was to determine which environmental resources, light, water, and/or nutrients, control understory plant production in a Pinus ponderosa forest in northeastern Oregon.

A split—plot experimental design, with three —ha blocks, four treatments, and 44 plots, was established in the summer of Cited by: In addition, for each of the 15 summer understory plant plots, separate visual estimates of cover were made for overall ground (moisture and soil type often exert strong influences on vegetation in this region (Whitney, ).

Because of Cited by: In seasonal climates the timing of logging operations can be adjusted to avoid the major growing periods of understory plants and seedlings. We evaluated the understory vegetation at five pairs of hardwood-dominated sites in northern Wisconsin, U.S.A.

where one site in each pair was logged during winter and the other during soundsofgoodnews.com by: Understory vegetation response to mechanical mastication and other fuels treatments in a ponderosa pine forest Jeffrey M.

Kane, J. Morgan Varner, Eric E. Knapp & Robert F. Powers Abstract Questions: Whatinfluence does mechanical mastica-tion and other fuel treatments have on: (1) canopy and forest floor response variables that influence. Vegetation measurements included the overstory and understory layers.

All parameters were resampled during summer and in the same manner as the pre-burn inventories. Burning reduced the total mass, carbon, and nitrogen of the Oi layer by 92%, 93%, and 91%, soundsofgoodnews.com by: Apr 01,  · Summer moisture contents of understory vegetation in northeastern Minnesota.

USDA Forest Service Research Note NC-RN, North Central Experiment Station, St. Paul, Minnesota Cited by: 4. Effects of Changes in Canopy Cover on Understory Vegetation in the Long Island Pine Summer moisture contents of understory vegetation in northeastern Minnesota book.

Andrew Siefert. Office of Science, SULI Program overstory composition and increased canopy cover on understory vegetation are not understood. To explore this, overstory and understory cover data were sampled in study was begun in the summer of.

A rarer habitat type, tallgrass aspen parkland, occurs only in the extreme southeastern corner of the aspen parklands biome (southeastern Manitoba/northwestern Minnesota). The fescue prairie is a meadowland rich in vegetation variety which forms the cover for the development of the richer soils that underlie the soundsofgoodnews.com: Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands.

Enhance development of the forest understory to capture nutrients in surface water understory vegetation so that additional moisture is captured and filtered through the This enhancement provides for management of the understory vegetation in a forested area, using mechanical, chemical or manual methods to improve the plant species mix.

Classifying Patterns of Understory Vegetation Mixed-Oak Forests in Two Ecoregions of Pennsylvania • • Melanie J. Kaeser, Peter J. Gould, Marc E. McDill, Kim C. Steiner, and James C.

Finley Understory plots in mixed-oak stands in the Ridge and Valley and Allegheny Plateau ecoregions of Pennsylvania were classified to summarize the range of. Competition for Resources Between Understory Vegetation and Overstory Pinus Ponderosa in Northeastern Oregon.

Riegel GM, Miller RF, Krueger WC. The objective of this research was to determine which environmental resources, light, water, and/or nutrients, control understory plant production in a Pinus ponderosa forest in northeastern soundsofgoodnews.com by: The main fuels for these fires are composed of the understory community, mostly the dominant grass species, and the function and ecology of these grasses are important components of these ecosystems.

Wiregrass (Aristida stricta) is the dominant grass species found in longleaf pine forests at the xeric end of the soil moisture spectrum and. Classifying Patterns of Understory Vegetation in Mixed-Oak Forests in Two Ecoregions of Pennsylvania • Melanie J.

Kaeser, Peter J. Gould, Marc E. McDill, Kim C. Steiner, and James C. Fin Undersiory plots in mixed-oak stands in the Ridge and Valley and Allegheny Plateau ecoregions of Pennsylvania were classified to summarize the range of.

Understory Vegetation Inventory: An Efficient Procedure Renee O'Brien Dwane D. Van Hooser OR "" ". ' ',I ~ I BEST COpy AVAILABLE THE AUTHORS RENEE O'BRIEN IS a range conservaltonlst m the Forest Survey ResearCh Work Unit al the Intermoun· lam and Range Experiment SIal Ion.

She holds a B S. degree tn botany from Weber Slale College. Ogden. Feb 24,  · Trees did not influence herbaceous compositionbeyondtree canopies. It is assumed that shade cast by the tree canopy with subsequent reductions of understory water stress and temperature and increased nutrient concentrations may be the most Cited by: You create a woodland garden by planting layers of vegetation, in the same way it grows in the wild.

Trees are the tallest specimens. Underneath grows the understory level of smaller trees and shrubs. The ground level is the place for herbaceous perennials or soundsofgoodnews.com: Teo Spengler.

allow moisture to infiltrate and be stored in the soil, releasing moisture over longer periods of time. This enhancement provides for management of the understory vegetation in a forested area, using mechanical, chemical or manual methods to improve the plant.

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Krebs, Michael A., M.S., August Forestry Effects of understory vegetation on the photosynthesis and leaf water potential of young Douglas-fir trees on two contrasting sites in Author: Michael A. Krebs. The growing season, when the vegetation in the taiga comes alive, is usually slightly longer than the climatic definition of summer as the plants of the boreal biome have a lower threshold to trigger soundsofgoodnews.com Canada, Scandinavia and Finland, the growing season is often estimated by using the period of the year when the hour average temperature is +5 °C (41 °F) or soundsofgoodnews.come type: Dfc, Dwc, Dsc, Dfd, Dwd, Dsd.

BRDF measurement of understory vegetation in pine forests: dwarf shrubs, lichen, and moss Jouni I. Peltoniemia,*, Sanna Kaasalainena, Jyri N7r7nena,b, Miina Rautiainenb, Pauline Stenbergb, Heikki Smolanderc, Sampo Smolanderd, Pekka Voipioc aFinnish Geodetic Institute, Finland bUniversity of Helsinki, Finland cFinnish Forest Research Institute, Finland dDivision of Atmospheric Sciences.

Percentage of coverage for understory vegetation was estimated on milacre plots by the following groups: grasses, herbs, vines, shrubs, hardwoods, pines, and total coverage. Evaluations were conduct-ed in June, because coverage was observed to maxi-mize before the summer droughts that typically occur on these sites.

All evaluations were. vegetation. Because the understory contains the bulk of the species diversity of vascular plants in temperate forests, is important to ecosystem functioning, and has important influences on the canopy, understanding of understory plants is critical to forest management.

Clearly, efforts to preserve biodiversity and promote long-term. Competition for Resources Between Understory Vegetation and Overstory Pinus Ponderosa in Northeastern Oregon Author(s) Soil moisture was measured.

gravimetrically. Harvesting impacts on soil and understory vegetation: the influence of season of harvest and within-site disturbance patterns on clear-cut aspen stands in Minnesota Alaina L. Berger, Klaus J. Puettmann, and George E. Host Abstract: We investigated impacts of harvesting on soil disturbance and vegetation in the aspen cover type of northern.

Enhancement EZ Page | 1 NEBRASKA SUPPLEMENT TO CONSERVATION ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITY EZ2 Forest Stand Improvement to manage understory vegetation to aid in moisture management Conservation Practice Forest Stand Improvement. Short-term effects of spring prescribed burning on the understory vegetation of a Pinus halepensis forest in Northeastern Spain.

This as sessmentis based on fi eld-col lected fue l moisture me a. the understory vegetation will be also be affected by indi- K. Gimbel et al.: Drought in forest understory ecosystems Table 1. Forest type, main tree species, tree stand density and understory community at the various experimental plots.

lands of northeastern Germany. The dominant geologicalCited by:. Overstory and understory vegetation management to meet fire resilience and wildlife habitat objectives Eric Knapp, Becky Estes, and Carl Skinner U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station, Avtech Parkway, Redding, CA and, by opening the canopy, allows light to the forest floor, the understory response is positive (e.g., increased growth or reproduction).

Scientific reviews of the literature document the effect of fire (prescribed and wildfire) on both native and exotic understory vegetation. However, no synthesis is .Synthesis of Knowledge on the Effects of Fire and Thinning Treatments on Understory Vegetation in U.S.

Dry Forests (SR )—Oregon State University the effects of thinning treatments on understory vegetation. One goal of this document late in summer when fuels were dry and fire could carry across the ground surface (figure 3).