Book ID: 107373
The ecology and silviculture of Oaks. 3rd. rev. & updated ed. 2019. illus. XIV, 612 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This fully updated third edition is a source of information and ideason how to think about oak forest as responsive ecosystems. The book isdesigned for forest and wildlife managers, ecologists, silviculturists,environmentalists, and students of those fields.-Chapter headings:Introd. / Oak -dominated Ecosystems / Regeneration Ecology I: Flowerng, Fruiting and Reprodutcion Characteristics/ Regenration Ecology II: Population Dynamics/ Site Qulality and Productivity/ Developent of Natural Stands/ Self - thinning and Stand Density/ Fire and Oak Forests/ Even - aged Silvicultural Methods / Uneven - aged Silvicultural Methods/ Artficial Regeneration/ Managing Forest Health/ Silvicultural Methods for Oak Savannahs and Woodlands/ Silvicultural Methods for Selected Ecosystem Services/ Managing Oak Forests in a Changing Climate / GRowth and Yield ( Appendix 1: Common and Scientific Names of Species Mentioned/ 2: Forest Cover Types of Eastern USA Dominated by Oaks or Oakes Mixed with Other Species/ 3: Forest Types of Western USA Dominated by Oaks or Oakes Mixed with Other Species/ 4: Formulae for Converting Site Index of One Species to Another in Unglacaited Regions of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virinia/ 5: Formulae for Converting Site Index of Oaks and Associated Species from One Species to Another in Three Regions / 6: Formulae for Converting Yellow - poplar Site Index to Oak Site Indexes in the Virgiania - Carolina Piedmont/ 7: Parameter Estimates for Site Asymptotes (S) and Specific Coefficients (b) for Deriving Height / dbh Site Index Curves from Equation 4.1/ 8: Common Conversions / Index.