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Frontiers of Forest Biology: Proceedings of the 1998 Joint Meeting of the North American Forest Biology Workshop and the Western Forest Genetics Association


Edited By: Alan K Mitchell

382 pages, Figs, tabs

Haworth Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106070 | ISBN: 1560220708
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Based on the 1998 Joint Meeting of the North American Forest Biology Workshop and the Western Forest Genetics Association. It addresses changing priorities in forest resource management and discusses how the emphasis of forest research has shifted from productivity-based goals to goals related to sustainable development of forest resources.


Contents Preface Acknowledgment PART ONE: FRONTIERS OF FOREST GENETICS Plenary Address: Conserving Adaptive Variation In Forest Ecosystems Tree Spacing Affects Clonal Ranking in Eucalyptus Grandis X E. urophylla (ital) Hybrids Seed Source Testing of Paper Birch (Betula Papyrifera) (ital) in the Interior of British Columbia Genetics of Elevational Adaptations of Lodgepole Pine in the Interior Growth and Biomass Allocation of Gliricidia sepium (ital) Seed Sources Under Drought Conditions Microsatellite Markers for Alpine Larch and Western Larch Range-Wide Genetic Variation in Port-Orford-Cedar (Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana (ital) [A. Murr.] Parl.): I. Early Height Growth at Coastal and Inland Nurseries Genetic Linkage Mapping of Genomic Regions Conferring Tolerance to High Aluminum in Slash Pine Impact of Forest Genetics on Sustainable Forestry--Results From Two Cycles of Loblolly Pine Breeding in the U. S. Responsiveness of Diverse Provenances of Loblolly Pine to Fertilization--Age Four Results PART TWO: FRONTIERS OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY Influence of Procerum Root Disease on the Water Relations of Eastern White Pine (Pinus Strobus (ital) L.) CO2 Diffusion in Douglas Fir Bark: Implications for Measuring Woody-Tissue Respiration with Removable Cuvettes Respiratory Parameters Define Growth Rate, Species Distribution, and Adaptation to Temperature Carbon Dioxide Efflux Rates from Stems of Mature Quercus Prinus (ital) L. and Acer Rubrum (ital) L. Trees Do Not Appear to be Affected by Sapflow Rates Root Growth Plasticity of Hybrid Poplar in Response to Soil Nutrient Gradients Effects of Ultraviolet-B Radiation on Needle Anatomy and Morphology of Western Larch, Interior Spruce, and Lodgepole Pine Wintertime Patterns of Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Red Spruce (Picea Rubens, (ital) Sarg.) Foliage Winter Season Tree Sap Flow and Stand Transpiration in an Intensively-Managed Loblolly and Slash Pine Plantation Long-Term Nitrogen Fertilization Increases Winter Injury in Montana Red Spruce (Picea Rubens (ital) Foliage Cold Tolerance and Photosystem Function in a Montana Red Spruce Population: Physiological Relationships with Foliar Carbohydrates Effect of Two Years of Nitrogen Deposition on Shoot Growth and Phenology of Engelmann Spruce (Picea engelmanni (ital) Perry ex Engelm.) Seedlings Paper Birch Genecology and Physiology: Spring Dormancy Release and Fall Cold Acclimation PART THREE: FRONTIERS OF SILVICULTURE Plenary Address: Applications of Belowground Forest Biology Assessing the Controls on Soil Mineral-N Cycling Rates in Managed Coastal Western Hemlock Ecosystems of British Columbia White/Red Pine Stand Response to Partial Cutting and Site Preparation Total, Hydrolyzable and Condensed Tannin Concentrations of Leaf Litters of Some Common Hardwoods of Eastern Canada at Two Sites of Contrasting Productivity Comparative Growth of Balsam Fir and Black Spruce Advance Regeneration After Logging Influence of Forest Harvesting Intensity on Nutrient Leaching Through Soil in Southwestern British Columbia Intensive Management of Ponderosa Pine Plantations: Sustainable Productivity for the 21st Century Gas Exchange for Managed Ponderosa Pine Stands Positioned Along a Climatic Gradient Microclimate Changes Following Alternative Conifer Release Treatments Continued Through Three Post-Treatment Growing Seasons Alternative Conifer Release Treatments Affect Competition Levels, Available Light, Net Assimilation Rates, and Growth of White Spruce Seedlings Natural Regeneration of Grey Alder (Alnus incana (ital) (L.) Moench.) Stands After Harvest Seasonal Fine Root Carbohydrate Relations of Plantation Loblolly Pine After Thinning Root Architectural Plasticity to Nutrient Stress in Two Contrasting Ecotypes of Loblolly Pine PART FOUR: FRONTIERS OF CONSERVATION Changes in Desiccating Seeds of Temperate and Tropical Forest Tree Species Red and Black Spruce Introgression in Montane Ecosystems in New England and New York Sea Buckthorn: A Near-Ideal Plant for Agroforestry on the Canadian Prairies Some Aspects of the Impact and Management of the Exotic Weed, Some Scotch Broom Cystisus Scoparius (ital) (L.) Link) in British Columbia, Canada Pleistocene Refugia for Longleaf and Loblolly Pines Predator Guild Structure of Canopy Arthropods from a Montane Forest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia Index Reference Notes Included

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