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Published by U.S. Forest Service; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington?] .
Written in English

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    • Engelmann spruce -- Rocky Mountains Region.,
    • Forest regeneration -- Rocky Mountains Region.,
    • Forest management -- Rocky Mountains Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 30-32.

      Statement[by] Arthur L. Roe, Robert R. Alexander [and] Milton D. Andrews.
      SeriesProduction research report no. 115
      ContributionsAlexander, Robert R., joint author., Andrews, Milton D., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS21 .Z2382 no. 115
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4376515M
      LC Control Number78609245

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Engelmann spruce regeneration practices in the Rocky Mountains by Arthur L. Roe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Engelmann spruce regeneration practices in the Rocky Mountains by Roe, Arthur L. (Arthur Lawrence), ; Alexander, Robert R; Andrews, Milton D.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roe, Arthur L. (Arthur Lawrence), Engelmann spruce regeneration practices in the Rocky Mountains.

Summarizes existing information on the regeneration of Picea engelmannii in this region with notes on stand conditions, habitats (including a list of climax and seral associations), and the history of barkbeetle attacks and logging practices, followed by an account of requirements for natural regeneration (seed supply and factors affecting germination, establishment and survival), and Cited by: Alexander, Robert R.

Natural regeneration of Engelmann spruce after clearcutting in the central Rocky Mountains in relation to environmental factors. Fort Collins, Colo.: U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC)   Natural regeneration of Engelmann spruce after clearcutting in the central Rocky Mountains in relation to environmental factors. Alexander, Robert R.

cn; Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.) cn. Publication date. Pages: Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir, either singly or in com­ bination, comprise a plurality of the stocking on an estimated million acres of commercial forest land in the central and southern Rocky Mountains (table 1) (Green and Van Hooser ).

Nearly all of the commercial forest land is publicly owned. Roe, Arthur L., Robert R. Alexander, and Milton D. Andrews. Engelmann spruce Engelmann spruce regeneration practices in the Rocky Mountains book practices in the Rocky Mountains.

USDA Forest Service, Products Research Report Washington, DC. 32 p. Ronco, Frank. Lessons from artificial regeneration studies in a cutover beetle-killed spruce stand in western Colorado. In stands without advanced reproduction at harvest, spruce regenerates from seed, provided there is a dependable seed supply, at least 40% of the seedbeds are exposed mineral soil, and environmental conditions are suitable (Roe et al.

Shade is especially im­ portant to survival and early growth. Subalpine fir and Engelmann spruce comprised a greater proportion of the overstory and understory in wetter stands while lodgepole pine was a greater proportion on the drier stands.

Advance regeneration density was negatively correlated with pre-outbreak and lodgepole pine overstory density and basal area, except for lodgepole pine advance.

Successful natural regeneration of Engelmann spruce following logging is usually accomplished through mechanical scarification or broadcast burns which expose at least 40 percent of the mineral-soil seedbed.

Silvicultural systems and cutting methods for managing Engelmann spruce are described in detail in the literature [3,6]. Disease: The most common disease of Engelmann spruce is caused. Rocky Mountain Forest Engelmann spruce regeneration practices in the Rocky Mountains book Range Experiment Station Forest Service U.

Department of Agriculture West Prospect Fort Collins, Colorado PLANTING ENGELMANN SPRUCE A Field Guide by Frank Ronco Engelmann spruce can be successfully planted in the Central and Southern Rocky Mountains.

Englemann Spruce. Bird was an expert amateur botanist and vividly described her discoveries. She delighted in the dark greens of the spruces and firs as in this Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii).

Photo courtesy of Ernest S. Bernard and Rocky Mountain National Park. Last updated: Ma Contact the Park. Mailing Address. The ecological, silvieultural, and managerial knowledge of Engelmann spruce (Picea engetmannii Parry ex.

Engel.)- subalpine fir (Abies tasiocarpa (Hook.) NutL) forests in the central and southern Rocky Mountains is summarized and consolidated in this publication, which updates and expands a previous summary paper on subalpine forests (Alexander ).

Get this from a library. Engelmann spruce seed production and dispersal, and seedling establishment in the central Rocky Mountains. [Robert R Alexander; Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)]. For tree species with narrow ranges of climate suitability for regeneration such as Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm.), understanding biophysical influences on juvenile establishment over time is crucial for supporting silvicultural practices responsive to climate developed count-based models to identify abiotic and biotic variables explaining annual spruce.

Engelmann spruce seed dispersal in the central Rocky Mountains. Fort Collins, Colo.: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Alexander; Carleton B Edminster.

Restoration of a Rocky Mountain Spruce-Fir forest: sixth-year Engelmann spruce seedling response with or without tree shelter removal Article (PDF Available) January with 25 Reads.

Ecology, silviculture, and management of the Engelmann spruce-subalpine fir type in the central and southern Rocky Mountains. Author(s): Alexander, R. Author Affiliation: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Ft. Collins, COUSA. Deception Creek Experimental Forest, located 20 miles east of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is found in one of the Rocky Mountains’ most productive forest areas.

Because it features the western white pine forest type, Deception Creek enables researchers to study the ecology and management practices of this tree and its associated species. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Site index curves for Engelmann spruce in the northern and central Rocky Mountains Item Preview remove-circle Site index curves for Engelmann spruce in the northern and central Rocky Mountains by Brickell, James E.

Publication date Publisher. Engelmann spruce is a medium- to large-sized evergreen conifer indigenous to the western parts of North America, typically growing at high altitudes between 3, ft ft ( m and 3, m). These spruce trees have a pyramidal crown with a slightly rounded top and their branches extend to the ground, giving the whole [ ].

Mountain ecosystems serve as sentinels of change, and those in the Canadian Rocky Mountains have undergone a pronounced shift over the past. D.L. Noble, R.R. AlexanderEnvironmental Factors Affecting Natural Regeneration Engelmann Spruce in the Central Rocky Mountains Forest Sci., 23 (4) (), pp.

Google Scholar. Ecology, silviculture, and management of the Engelmann spruce-subalpine fir type in the central and southern Rocky Mountains. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook No. Jacobs DF. Restoration of a Rocky Mountain spruce-fir forest: Sixth-year Engelmann spruce seedling response with or without tree shelter removal.

While previous research suggests adult Engelmann spruce growth is not adversely affected by increasing temperatures in this region (Kelsey et al., ), Engelmann spruce regeneration at high elevation is negatively affected by warm temperatures and drought (Andrus et al.,Kueppers et al., ), and throughout the Rocky Mountains, high.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING NATURAL REGENERATION OF ENGELMANN SPRUCE IN THE CENTRAL ROCKY MOUNTAINS [Noble, Daniel L & Alexander, Robert R] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AFFECTING NATURAL REGENERATION OF ENGELMANN SPRUCE IN THE CENTRAL ROCKY MOUNTAINS.

HABITAT TYPES AND PLANT COMMUNITIES: Grouse whortleberry often dominates the shrub layer of subalpine forests throughout the Rocky Mountains. Common overstory dominants are subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa), Rocky Mountain lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var.

latifolia), mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana), whitebark pine (P. albicaulis), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), Engelmann spruce. Engelmann spruce seed production and dispersal, and seedling establishment in the central Rocky Mountains / Robert R.

Alexander. Alexander, Robert R. (Author). Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.) (Added Author). Forest regeneration > Rocky Mountains. Population Size. Score 0 - Large: Generally >, individuals. Range Extent. Score 0 - Widespread species within Montana (occurs in 5% or more of the state or generally occurring in 6 or more sub-basins.) as well as outside of Montana.

Area of Occupancy. Score 0 - High: Occurs in >25 Subwatersheds (6th Code HUC’s). Environmental Specificity. Score 0 - Low: Species is a generalist. Picea engelmannii, with common names Engelmann spruce, white spruce, mountain spruce, or silver spruce, is a species of spruce native to western North America, from central British Columbia and southwest Alberta, southwest to northern California and southeast to Arizona and New Mexico; there are also two isolated populations in northern is mostly a high altitude mountain tree.

Engelmann spruce seed production and dispersal, and seedling establishment in the central Rocky Mountains. Fort Collins, Colo: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station.

MLA Citation. Alexander, Robert R. and Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.). Spruce and Fir Regeneration and Climate in the Forest-Tundra Ecotone of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, U.S.A.

Article (PDF Available) in Arctic and Alpine Research 29(2) May Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir, either singly or in com- bination, comprise a plurality of the stocking on an estimated million acres of commercial forest land in the central and southern Rocky Mountains (table 1) (Green and Van Hooser ).

Nearly. Spruce-fir forests in the Rocky Mountains consist mainly of Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir. The breeding avifaunas in these forests show remarkable consistency in composition along a latitudinal gradient from Montana to Arizona and New Mexico, and with avian communities in the Hudsonian life zone in Washington, Oregon, and California.

Woodpeckers, corvids, and seed-eating finches are the. Columbian spruce, mountain spruce, silver spruce, and white spruce. Engelmann spruce is the name most Related Commercial Species is included in the reported totals of sawtimber and wood of Engelmann spruce.

This species is found in the Rocky Mountain region, mostly in the mountains of Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Arizona, and New Mexico. Oregon: In the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon and Washington, whitebark pine codominates with subalpine fir between 7, and 8, feet (2, m).

Whitebark pine assumes increasing dominance with elevation; it is the only tree on the highest sites. Rocky Mountain lodgepole pine, Engelmann spruce, and Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir co-occur.

Pre-outbreak spruce seedling abundance was related only to Engelmann spruce overstory stem density (β = ). Similar to lodgepole pine, post-outbreak spruce regeneration abundance was correlated with outbreak severity (β = ) and elevation (β = −). Rocky Mountain juniper (jun), Douglas fir (psme), aspen (potr), subalpine fir (abla), Engelmann spruce (pien) vegetation group.

Principal component summary. Significant principal components are. High‐elevation forests of the Rocky Mountains that are dominated by Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) and subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) are expected to be sensitive to climate change.

Additionally, these forests have experienced recent epidemic spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreaks that have often resulted in >95%.

ASM M cop cL U S D A FOREST SERVICE RESEARCH NOTE RM FOREST SERVICE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE T AND RANGE EXPERIMENT STATION Crown Competition Factor (CCF) for Engelmann Spruce in the Central Rocky Mountains Robert R.

Alexander 1 The relationship between crown width and stem diameter at breast height for open-grown trees is.In Kootenay National Park in British Columbia, we examined regeneration by Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii), a non-serotinous conifer, after two fires, both of which coincided with mast ng models of seed survivorship within cones and seed maturation schedule to a spatially realistic recruitment model, we show that (1) the spatial pattern of seedlings on a m transect from.Soil moisture strongly limits Douglas-fir seedling establishment near its upper elevational limit in the southern Rocky Mountains.

Alison C. Foster, a Patrick H. Martin, b Miranda D. Redmond a. a Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State .