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Analysis methods for modeling tree and stand growth responses to fertilization and thinning

Chao-huan Wang

Analysis methods for modeling tree and stand growth responses to fertilization and thinning

by Chao-huan Wang

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest thinning.,
  • Trees -- Fertilizers.,
  • Trees -- Growth -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Chao-huan Wang.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15170437M

    Analysis of growth responses and eco-physiological drivers Pine tree- and stand-level growth responses through four years post-thinning and eco-physiological responses (IPAR, LAI, foliar N, competing vegetation, pine density and stocking) to thinning and mid-rotation treatments and their relationships will be growth response mechanisms will be investigated. diameter growth in the ponderosa pine forest type as a function of stand competition, site quality, tree size, and age. More recent modeling endeavors have focused on utilizing nonlinear models for predicting the growth of individual trees in mixed-species heterogeneous forest stands. Many biological processes such as population growth and survival.

      As forest stands develop faster, tree numbers are currently 17–20% lower than in past same-aged stands. Self-thinning lines remain constant, while growth rates increase indicating the . Modeling growth of loblolly pine stands following midrotation nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization / H. Lee Allen --Role of long term spacing thinning experiments in the planning and refinement of plantation yield models / David R. Bower, Virgil Clark Baldwin --A growth model with a silvicultural approach for foresters / Jan Thorn Clausen.

      The kind of tree fertilization given depends upon a number of factors like: The condition of the tree; The time of the year; Personal preferences for the kind of growth needed; Some common fertilization techniques are: Surface treatment: In this method, the fertilizers are spread over the surface of the soil using a soil spreader. It requires. Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) is an important tree species of the southeast U.S. Currently there is no comprehensive stand-level growth and yield model for the species. The model system described here estimates site index (SI) if dominant height (Hdom) and stand age are known (inversely, the model can project Hdom at any given age if SI is known). The survival (N) equation was.


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Analysis methods for modeling tree and stand growth responses to fertilization and thinning by Chao-huan Wang Download PDF EPUB FB2

The methods were applied in modeling fertilization and thinning effects on Douglas-fir [Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco] dominant height growth and diameter growth of single trees.

Both responses due to improved nutrition from a single application of nitrogen fertilizer were significant (a=O) in the first 5-year growth period, and not significant after two 5-year by: 2. Analysis methods for modeling tree and stand growth responses to fertilization and thinning.

Abstract. Graduation date: This paper describes methods that can be used to\ud evaluate stand and tree growth response to a single\ud application of fertilization and/or thinning with data\ud collected from multiple installations.

Two kinds of. The growth responses for stand volume, basal area, and top height were calculated through absolute and relative growth rate ratios relative to a controlled group.

Fertilizer blend, inverse years since fertilization, site index, stand density at fertilization, and their interactions with the fertilizer blend were used as explanatory : Woongsoon Jang, Bianca N.I.

Eskelson, Louise De Montigny De Montigny, Catherine A. Bealle Statland. For example, these include individual-tree distance-dependent and distance-independent models, stand-level diameter distribution models and average stand-level models.

Incorporating the impact of anthropogenic influences, such as thinning, forest fertilization, tree improvement, drainage, and climate change, on tree and stand growth through model refinement and adaptation is an evolving.

METHODS FOR MODELING INDIVIDUAL TREE GROWTH AND STAND DEVELOPMENT IN SEEDED LOBLOLLY PINE STANDS by Richard F. Daniels Harold E. Burkhart Gerald D. Spittle Greg L. Somers Publication FWS School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, Virginia U.S.A.

Results indicated that both initial tree size and initial stand density produced significant interactions with treatment to explain an individual tree's response to fertilization. Larger trees in a stand showed more fertilization response than smaller trees.

Furthermore, individual trees in low-density stands showed more fertilization response than those growing in high-density stands. These diameter increment predictive equations were formulated to be compatible with individual-tree.

Inclusion of a thinning response function that expresses the basal area growth of a thinned stand as a product of a reference growth and the thinning response function [39]: the reference growth. Despite positive individual tree growth responses to thinning and fertilization, residual stand volume increment decreased with increased thinning intensity in both fertilized and unfertilized plots.

The study analyses the annual post-thinning response and thinning bias of a young Scots pine stand as a function of tree size, competition faced by the tree, and competition that is removed around.

Forest Ecology and Management, 69 () Elsevier Science B.V. Linking individual-tree and stand-level growth models* Greg L. Somers, Sunil K. Nepal M.

White Smith Hall, School of Forestry, Auburn University, Auburn, ALUSA (Accepted 5 August ) Abstract An algorithm is presented to provide a linkage between stand-level models and individual-tree models.

ABSTRACT. Capability to represent effects of fertilization has been added to the Prognosis Model for Stand Development. As implemented in version 6, the extension is calibrated only for applications of lb nitrogen applied in the form of urea. Direct and indirect effects are based on growth 10 years after treatment for diameter effects, and 6 years after treatment for height effects.

Diameter and height growth models for fertilized loblolly pine stands were developed using data from midrotation loblolly pine plantations across the southeastern United States. Tree growth in fertilized stands was predicted with a reference growth model multiplied by an equation predicting the relative growth response following fertilization.

The models were then used to interpret response to a thinning at a stand age of approximately 10 years when the base of the green crown was still close to ground-level, and to make comparisons. Drawing upon a wealth of past research and results, this book provides a comprehensive summary of state-of-the-art methods for empirical modeling of forest trees and stands.

It opens by describing methods for quantifying individual trees, progresses to a thorough coverage of whole-stand, size-class and individual-tree approaches for modeling forest stand dynamics, growth and yield.

Tree growth models project the growth and development of forest ecosystems by increas- ing the size of each simulated tree in the forest on an annual or greater periodic basis. These models are often referred to as 'tree models' because they are based on the birth, growth and death of individual trees, and the characteristics of individual.

growth of trees that have already reached moderate size. Limitations include the fact that these models were built from measurements on stands that have intentionally included only ‘undisturbed, fully stocked’ stands, rendering them of questionable use when trying to predict responses to disturbances such as thinnings or windstorms.

Full Text; PDF ( K) PDF-Plus ( K) Citing articles; Absolute and relative changes in tree growth rates and changes to the stand diameter distribution of Pinus taeda as a result of midrotation fertilizer applications.

Colleen A. Carlson, a Harold E. Burkhart, a H. Lee Allen, b Thomas R. Fox a a Department of Forestry, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, VAUSA. With a retrospective growth analysis over 20 years, we showed that silviculture (in particular thinning) of Cedrus atlantica (Manetti) could to some extent mitigate the effects of drought episodes.

Severe reductions of density resulted in faster recovery of radial growth after severe drought episodes. Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and the intensity of drought in. Figure 1: Overview of the algorithm for tree growth modeling constrained by growth equations.

In this paper, we propose a new approach, namely, integrated growth modeling (IGM), to simulate tree growth with constraints from tree properties and the environment, including light resource, space occupation, and environmental impacts.

The information is. Table Interpolation Program for Stand Yields (TIPSY) is a publicly distributed PC-based growth and yield program that provides user friendly access to managed stand yield tables generated by TASS and SYLVER.

TIPSY has been in operational use sinceand continues to be the primary vehicle for most operational applications of TASS in BC.

The online video tutorial, Introduction to TIPSY. Modelling forest growth and yield: applications to mixed tropical forests Jerome K. Vanclay Southern Cross University [email protected] is an electronic repository administered by Southern Cross University Library.

Its goal is to capture and preserve the intellectual.Here, we examined tree-ring growth patterns and stable isotopes of cellulose (δ 13 C cell and δ 18 O cell) in a thinning and fertilization controlled experiment where growth increased substantially in response to treatments to elucidate physiological data and to.

Forest Growth and Yield Modeling synthesizes current scientific literature and provides insights in how models are constructed. Giving suggestions for future developments, and outlining keys for successful implementation of models the book provides a thorough and up-to-date, single source reference for students, researchers and practitioners requiring a current digest of research and methods.