Chapter 20 - On the Sustainable Productivity of Planted Forests
by ROBERT F. POWERS
Plantations need not be monocultures.
Plantations can be established on extremely harsh sites.
A "special purpose" stand of sugar pine planted to stabilize eroding slopes.
An 8-yr-old unthinned Sierra Nevada plantation of ponderosa pine.
A 20-yr-old, overstocked ponderosa pine plantation.
The oldest successful ponderosa pine plantation in the world.
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