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Lodgepole pine development after early spacing in the Blue Mountains of Oregon

P. H. Cochran

Lodgepole pine development after early spacing in the Blue Mountains of Oregon

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in [Portland, Or.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lodgepole pine.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP. H. Cochran and Walter G. Dahms.
    SeriesResearch paper PNW -- RP-503., Research paper PNW -- 503.
    ContributionsDahms, Walter G.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17697032M

    The mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae, is a significant pest of lodgepole pine in British Columbia (BC), where it has recently reached an unprecedented outbreak gh it is native to western North America, the beetle can now be viewed as a native invasive because for the first time in recorded history it has begun to reproduce in native jack pine stands within the North Cited by: Fire also favours lodgepole pine rather than mountain hemlock because it is more resistant to the fungus, although the early seral lodgepole pines can still harbour the fungus. A shift in species composition to lodgepole pine after fire decreases the availability of the primary host of laminated root disease (mountain hemlock).Cited by: About lodgepole pines, Pinus contorta var. murrayana (Grev. and Balf.), growing in topoedaphic climax stands of south-central Oregon, were identified as having survived fires that occurred over a period from to All fires were natural wildfires, except for prescribed burns of , and The trees were sampled for bole and root damage to investigate fungal colonization Cited by:


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Lodgepole pine development after early spacing in the Blue Mountains of Oregon by P. H. Cochran Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lodgepole pine development after early spacing in the Blue Mountains of Oregon. Res. Pap. PNW-RP Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 24 p. Seedlings were thinned to spacings of 6, 9, 12, 15, and 18 feet and measured period-ically.

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[P H Cochran; Walter G Dahms; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)]. A ponderosa pine-lodgepole pine spacing study in central Oregon: results after 20 years.

Res. Pap. PNW-RP Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.

14p. The growth response after 20 years from an initial spacing study established in a. Lodgepole pine forests are an important landscape feature in the western parts of North America. They grow in shallow, rocky soils, and do no require much rainfall.

except jack pine (Pinus banksiana), lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), and balsam fir (Abies balsamea). Jack pine is a relatively small, short-lived, early successional tree occurring in the eastern and central parts of taiga east of the Rocky Mountains. Lodgepole pine is a longer-lived, early successional species growing in western Canada.

Title. A ponderosa pine-lodgepole pine spacing study in central Oregon: results after 20 years / Related Titles. Related/Analytical: A Ponderosa pine lodgepole pine spacing study in central Oregon. Series: Research paper PNW ; By. Seidel, Kenneth W. TECHNICAL REPORT Ministry of Forests Forest Science Program A Summary of Early Results from Recent Lodgepole Pine Thinning Experiments in the British.

Guidelines for Spacing of Lodgepole Pine Background: The current large outbreak of mountain pine beetle is unprecedented in the history of the province. This widescale infestation is killing vast areas of mature and overmature lodgepole pine in most areas of the central interior. Estimates.

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. Oregon's only native two-needle pine, Pinus contorta, commonly called lodgepole pine, is widely distributed across the state in a variety of diverse ecological habitats, from windswept ocean shores to mountaintops.

Pinus contorta is named for its gnarled, twisted shape in its seashore habitat or, perhaps, the gentle twist in its paired needles. Three named forms in Oregon have been treated as.

Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page. contorta is a 2-needled pine of the subgenus Pinus (distinguished by having much resin, close-grained wood, sheath of leaf cluster persistent and two vascular bundles in each needle), section Pinus, subsection Contortae, along with the North American species P.

banksiana, P. virginiana and P. clausa (Little and Critchfield, ). Mountain pine beetle selection of dwarf mistletoe and comandra blister rust infected lodgepole pine [mi Lumber recovery from insect-killed lodgepole pine in the northern Rocky Mountains [microform] / Marlin Lodgepole pine development after early spacing in the Blue Mountains of Oregon [microform] / P.

Cochr. Lodgepole pine development after. early spacing in the Blue Mountains of Oregon. USDA For. Serv. PNW-RP 24 p. book for British Columbia forests. Work. Pap. Lodgepole pine is commonly associated with meadows (Rundel et al. Although lodgepole pine has well developed water regulation mechanisms, it typically occupies areas with at least seasonally wet soils.

Annual precipitation in the lodgepole pine zone averages from to mm (30 to 40 in) annually, mostly as snow. Pseudotsuga menziesii is an evergreen conifer species in the pine family, is native to western North America and is known as Douglas fir, Douglas-fir, Oregon pine, and Columbian pine.

Despite its common name, it is not a true fir (i.e. it is not a member of the genus Abies).There are three varieties: coast Douglas-fir (P. menziesii var. menziesii), Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir (P Clade: Tracheophytes.

Lodgepole Pine Identifying features of Lodgepole pine Needles Needles in bundles of two, 1 to 3 inches ( to cm) long; typically 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 ( to cm) inches, clustered near the ends of the branches.

Needles are often curved, and twisted about half a turn along their length. Margins of needles have very tiny Size: KB. Lodgepole pine is highly frost tolerant and can survive down to °F. Fire Ecology Pine trees have a number of fire related adaptations and this native plant can survive low intensity fires.

In addition to the thick bark and serotinous cones, Lodgepole pines also have the ability to move large quantities of water to the crown from the roots. Planting Lodgepole Pine. Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) can grow almost anywhere, from soggy marshlands to sandy soil.

The trees can even colonize recently burned areas, as fire's heat opens the. lodgepole pine (var. murrayana). Other common names are black, scrub, coast, or tamarack pine.

Until recently, only shore and lodgepole pine were thought to be in Oregon. Shore pine grows within a few miles of the coast from southern Alaska, along the Oregon coast, and through northern California. Lodgepole pine grows in the mountains, from the.

Interactions between fire, fungi, bark beetles and lodgepole pines growing on the pumice plateau of central Oregon are described. Mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreaks occur mainly in forests that are 80– years old with a mean diameter of about 25 cm and weakened by a fungus, Phaeolus schweinitzii.

The outbreak subsides after most of the large diameter trees are by: Title. Management of lodgepole pine in even-aged stands in the central Rocky Mountains / Related Titles. Series: Research paper RM, By. Alexander, Robert R. Edminster, Carleton B. Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.) Type.

PINUS CONTORTA LATIFOLIA, Lodgepole Pine, cubic inch Tall narrow tree with thin, scaly bark and long needles. Cones remain tightly closed on the trees for many years until fire causes the cones to be opened and release seed.

Scientists have been investigating the effect of mountain pine beetle outbreaks on lodgepole pines in British Columbia. They have discovered that. INFLUENCE OF FIRES, FUNGI AND MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLES ON DEVELOPMENT OF A LODGEPOLE PINE FOREST IN SOUTH-CENTRAL OREGON1 R.

the forest, allowing lodgepole pine to return. In one serai community the complete replacement of lodgepole pine is delayed, apparently indefinitely, by periodic light ground fires which burn the area incompletely.

In two others, invasion of other tree species is slow even without fire, requiring two or more generations of lodgepole pine before theFile Size: 7MB. ©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, CA, Davis, University of California Davis Arboretum. February 4, Mountain pine beetle scarring of lodgepole pine in south-central Oregon.

For. Ecol. Manage., 5: Three forest disturbance periods, present,and were deter- mined by aging scars on stems of lodgepole pine by: lodgepole pine management. INTRODUCTION Lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta Douglas, like most trees, pro­ vides habitat for a variety of insect species throughout its development.

These range from moth larvae that feed on seed and cones to bark beetles that cause widespread mortality of mature trees.

Pinus contorta subsp. latifolia ‘Chief Joseph’ is one of the most beautiful conifers in horticultural production today and makes a striking addition to any landscape with its richly golden winter contorta is divided into three major subspecies, P.

contorta subsp. contorta (shore pine), P. contorta subsp. latifolia (lodgepole pine) and P. contorta subsp. murrayana (also commonly Author: NM Staff. lodgepole pine forest will recover to pre-outbreak overstory den-sity within 50– years (Diskin, ; Collins et al., ), while forest of mixed lodgepole pine and aspen and mixed lodgepole pine, Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir may recover within 20–50 years (Diskin, ).

Forest trajectories will also depend on the composition of ad. Recognition of the extent of the mixed-severity fire regime in lodgepole pine has led to increased efforts toward more ecologically based management of lodgepole pine.

This was the basis for a project to design silvicultural and prescribed fire treatments lodgepole pine forests in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Lodgepole Pine and Engelmann Spruce Normally, these two species of soft woods are mixed together in milling processes as they are grown together in the same timber stands.

They are both light colored woods with knots of various sizes. Pine Mountain is a rhyolitic mountain east of Bend and south of U.S. Route 20 (US 20) in eastern Deschutes County, Oregon, United States.

It is the site of an astronomical observatory called the Pine Mountain Observatory. The mountain is a part of the Deschutes Formation (which is related to Cascade volcanism) and is the southeasternmost exposure of the formation and is of similar age to Cline Location: Deschutes, Oregon, U.S.

Most lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) forests were established as a result of fire, particularly in the Rocky Mountains. The role of fire in lodgepole pine ecosystems was recognized by ecologists in the early s (e.g.

Clements, ; Mason, J ). Lodgepole pine is abundant in much of western North. lodgepole pine Habit: long lived, coniferous evergreen tree with a mostly conical crown and thin, scaly, orange brown to dark brown bark.

Usually grows upright and straight, but can be found growing in a twisted, shrubby form on exposed bluffs and higher elevations.

The needlelike leaves are in ( cm) long and in fascicles of two. Volume tables for Lodgepole pine in Oregon and Washington: Based on diameter, height and form [Floyd Alfred Johnson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Floyd Alfred Johnson.

Lodgepole Pine. Pinus contorta – Lodgepole pine, an evergreen conifer tree, is the provincial tree of Alberta. The leaves are needle-like, paired and often twisted, and cm long.

In the late spring, small male cones at the branch tips release pollen. Other Common Names/Trade Names: Western Yellow Pine Scientific Name: Pinus contorta, Pinus pondersoa Best Characteristics for Identification: Resin canals, abrupt transition from earlywood to latewood.

Resinous odor, resin pockets. Uses: Plywood, Framing lumber, poles, log cabins General Natural Range: Lodgepole pine: Yukon territory south through British Columbia and Alberta. Pinus albicaulis is a native conifer found in the western United States and Canada and is the only stone pine native to North ely long lived and slow growing, Whitebark pine takes years to reach maturity and may live to years.

In 20 years, this tree species averages 15 feet tall, eventually growing to 70 feet, usually less, with a trunk diameter of 1 to 2 feet. The Cree used pine wood for canoe frames.

The name 'Lodgepole' Pine comes from the used of them for tipis. The pitch was sometimes used as a glue for small items and for waterproofing moccasins. Medicinal: A tea made from pine pitch and Juniperus communis (Common Juniper) berries was considered a good remedy for a cold or flu.

• Lodgepole pine’s lifecycle usually starts and ends with a crown fire. • Lodgepole pine is not Ponderosa pine. Stands aren’t unnaturally dense and frequent fires not part of their ecology. • MPB are a natural part of the ecosystem, help lower risk of crown fire and help reset the system.

• Effects of MPB don’t last forever.Overview of the Sierra Lodgepole Pine: Sierra lodgepole pine is native in the Cascade Range of southern Washington, Oregon, and California it also can be found in the Sierra Nevada and Klamath Mountains. Some can even be found as far south as Baja, California.

Sierra lodgepole pine grow considerably well on poor soils, rocky slopes, and has.Effects of spacing 7-year-old lodgepole pine in west-central Precommercial thinning speeds growth and development of lodgepole pine: year results.

Juvenile height growth of white spruce and lodgepole pine following logging and scarification in west-central Alberta. Age trends in genetic parameters and early selection of lodgepole.