Patterns of first-year growth in populations of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) by G. E Rehfeldt

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StatementGerald E. Rehfeldt
SeriesUSDA Forest Service research note INT -- 255
ContributionsIntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
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Patterns of first-year growth in populations of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca). Ogden, Utah: Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, How climate change will affect tree growth across species’ geographic and climatic ranges remains a critical knowledge gap.

Tree-ring data were analyzed from 33 interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Beissn.)Franco) stands spanning wide geographic and climatic conditions in the interior of British Columbia to gain insights into how within-species growth Cited by: Patterns of first-year growth in populations of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var.

Date: From: Ogden, Utah: Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Thirty-two full-sib families of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.)Franco var.

menziesii) with a range of predicted breeding values were monitored for growth rate, phenology, and cold hardiness over 2 years on two sites to investigate if other traits are being selected when family selection is based on icant differences among families existed in most Cited by: A total of 8, aspen suckers and 1, Douglas-fir seedlings were counted and mapped in 2, quadrats (5m×5m) in plots along a lower forest-grassland ecotone in the Centennial Valley, MT, USA.

Sucker and seedling spatial patterns were analyzed using Morisita’s I : Temuulen Tsagaan Sankey. Growth in Douglas-fir is characterized by a similar cyclic growth pattern as in oak (Kaya et al., ). Kaya et al.

() describe extra shoot production of Douglas-fir seedlings caused by re. Abstract. It has long been recognized that considerable genetic variation exists within conifer species for cold hardiness and associated phenological traits. As early asLinnaeus reported that yew trees from France were less cold hardy than local ones in Sweden (Hesselman ) and invon Seckendorff observed differences in cold Cited by: Common Douglas-fir is a deep-rooting species; however, as in many other tree species, its root morphology varies according to the nature of the soil.

In deep, well-drained soils, taproots may grow up to 50% of their final depth in 3 to 5 years. Plate-like root systems develop when it grows in shallow soils or with a high water table.

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dynamics, Ripley’s K function; logistic regression, spatial pattern, stand mapping. Journal of Ecology () 88, – Introduction Density-dependent e•ects are widely hypothesized, and in many instances have been shown to play an important role in the population dynamics of forest trees.

There is, for example, abundant evidence thatCited by: In Second growth Douglas-fir: Its management and conversion for value. A report of the Douglas-fir Task Force, R.M. Kellogg. Shoot-tip respiration of first-year interior and coastal Douglas-fir seedlings during bud development.

Spatial patterns of tree height variations in a series of Douglas-fir progeny trials. Douglas-fir growth response to air temperature and W patterns during the growing season was examined using time series regression analysis of dendrometer data collected at approximately four-week intervals from through Cited by: Theoretical and empirical methods were applied to the analysis of branch growth and crown form in old trees of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.)Franco var.

menziesii).Conventional use of allometric models proved insufficient in explaining the variability found in the relationship between branch diameter and by: Comparison of selected Douglas-fir seed sources for cambial and leader growth patterns in four western Oregon environments.

Can. For. Res. 7: The leader and cambial growth of sapling Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) from both inland and coastal varieties followed a definite pattern in four western Oregon environments. The density of Douglas firs in an old-growth forest is estimated by counting the Douglas firs in four sample plots of 1 hectare each.

The number of fir trees in the plots is. Mature or "old-growth" Douglas-fir forest is the primary habitat of the red tree vole (Arborimus longicaudus) and the spotted owl (Strix occidentalis).

Home range requirements for breeding pairs of spotted owls are at least ha (4 square kilometres, acres) of old : Pinaceae. ranked third behind Douglas fir and hem-fir. Flowering occurs from April to June of the first year, and cones mature and shed winged seeds in August and September of the second year.

percent shade reduces the growth rate significantly. It withstands very cold Size: 96KB. In Douglas-fir, adaptation to heterogeneous environments can be viewed as physiological spe- cialization for a relatively small portion of the environmental gradient; populations separated by a relatively short distance along the environmental gradient (e.g., 20 frost-free days) tend to be different by: Dimock () reported a difference of 22 days in the date of diameter growth initiation of Douglas- ir in two successive years.

Grifith () and Reukema (), also working with Douglas-ir, each reported a range of 45 days within a 5-year period in the date when 50% of diam - eter growth was completed. Douglas fir is a big tree, routinely reaching heights of to feet with a long, straight trunk often 3 to 4 feet across. On the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State, I once ran across a Douglas fir with a trunk about 8 feet across, though most of these forest giants are now gone.

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Her new book, Money Trees: The Douglas Fir and American Forestry, –explores patterns of forest management and the complicated correlation between humans and natureIf you look at satellite images of southwestern Oregon today, you can make out faint traces of a gigantic checkerboard design etched into the forest.

Abstract. Environmental factors (such as light, moisture, nutrients, density, and temperature) and plant physiological factors (such as carbohydrate reserves, hormone levels, frost hardiness, and dormancy) interact to shape growth and survival of coniferous seedlings in nursery fields and after by: Characteristics.

Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir is a large tree, typically reaching 35–45 m (– ft) in height and 1 m (3 ft 3 in) in diameter, with exceptional specimens known to 67 m ( ft) tall, and 2 m (6 ft 7 in) in commonly lives more than years and occasionally more than 1, years.

The bark on young trees is thin, smooth, gray, and covered with resin : Pinopsida. The Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menisci) is an ornamental tree that is also widely utilized as a Christmas tree. It claims a medium rate of growth; a medium growth rate, according to the Arbor Day Foundation, signifies a tree that grows between 13 and 24 inches in height annually.

Initiated analysis and write up of the data. We analyzed the spatial pattern of three old-growth Douglas-fir stands for which we had stem maps using the approach developed by Churchill et al.

(Forest Ecology & Mgmt. Strong clustering patterns were detected in these forests at scales. Viridian’s Old Growth Doug Fir Beam tables feature rich character from their prior life as a structural beam in an old warehouse. They provide an unmistakable vintage look with the commercial grade performance of a smooth surface.

We are located in the heart of doug fir country on the West Coast. Progress 08/05/03 to 09/14/04 Outputs A test of applicability of commonly used tree volume equations to young trees from plantations was completed.

A Masters thesis on the effect of plantation density on understory vegetation patterns was completed. A Masters thesis comparing growth and yield of Douglas fir and western hemlock in pure and in mixed stands.

Sampling from natural populations. Wind-pollinated seed was collected from parent trees of Douglas Fir [Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.)Franco var. menziesii] in naturally regenerated stands at locations in western Oregon and Washington (Fig.

1).Most of the seed was obtained from previous collections of the USDA Forest Service, USDI Bureau of Cited by: Our scope is confined to the Douglas-fir region of the Pacific Northwest- areas at low to moderate elevations west of the Cascade Range where Douglas-fir is or can be a dominant is important to remember that old-growth forests in other regions have their own characteristicFile Size: KB.

Discrete Dynamical Systems Examples. Example # 1: In old-growth forests of Douglas fir, the spotted owl dines mainly on flying e the predator-prey matrix for these two populations that if the predation parameter is, both populations te the long-term growth rate and the eventual ratio of owls to flying squirrels.

Populations of coastal Douglas fir are not differentiated strongly from one Douglas-fir growth in mountain ecosystems: water limits tree growth from stand to region. Ecol. Monogr. 78 – and W. Adams, Patterns of variation in first-year seedling traits within and among Douglas-fir breeding zones in southwest Oregon.

Cited by:   Reproduction in feral hog populations can occur during any month, with both sows and boars being capable of breeding year-round (Fig. Typically there are seasonal peaks in breeding. However, annual patterns with one or two seasonal peaks can occur within the same population, varying from year to year.

Regional photo-period, rainfall and. Douglasfir is one of the nation’s most important lumber species, it makes up nearly half of all Christmas trees grown in the U.S., and its attractive appearance and growth rate make it popular in yards and parks.

price Get Pricing Information Hardiness Zones The douglasfir can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 4–6. Growth pattern in which a population's growth rate slows or st The maximum population size that can be supported by the avail The number of births in a population. Douglas fir forests are buckling under the heat, pausing their growth altogether the team determined that the air and soil which Douglas Author: Alexandru Micu.

Inheritance and variation of hybridized populations of Douglas-fir provenance Evolution of Intraspecific variations in Douglas-Fir 26 Experimental materials and methods 28 The research results The pattern of inheritance of various traits 3 0 The phenotypic variances of various traits in different generations 32 A population is a subset of individuals of one species that occupies a particular geographic area and, in sexually reproducing species, interbreeds.

The geographic boundaries of a population are easy to establish for some species but more difficult for others. For example, plants or animals occupying islands have a geographic range defined by the perimeter of the island.

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This book contains 10 easy picture stories for beginning students of English along with exercises and discussion prompts. Read More SOU-CCJ. duction and contraceptive methods, and the practice of family planning. Against the background of the demographic argument, presented in the preceding section, we must inquire into the social factors, broadly defined, that are involved in population growth and its control.Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.)Franco.

Douglas-Fir. Pinaceae -- Pine family. Richard K. Hermann and Denis P. Lavender. Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), also called red-fir, Oregon-pine, Douglas-spruce, and piño Oregon (Spanish), is one of the world's most important and valuable timber has been a major component of the forests of western North America since the .measure wood density and anatomical properties of a Douglas-fir wood core sample.

The objec­ tives are (1) to provide some understanding of the effects of growth suppression on the charac­ teristics of within-tree wood density and tracheid anatomy, and (2) to verify the effectiveness of the approach of ring-width correlation (Zhu et al.

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