South Sierra oak regeneration wak in sapling stage
Authors AffiliationsRichard Standiford is Forest Management Specialist, LIC Berkeley; Neil McDougald is Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, Madera County; Ralph Phillips is CE Farm Advisor, Kern County; Aaron Nelson is CE Farm Advisor, Fresno County.
Hilgardia 45(2):12-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n02p12. March 1991.
A recent survey of oak regeneration in four southern Sierra counties found sufficient regeneration of seedlings, but a general shortage of pole-size trees. Managers will need to find ways to encourage oak seedling recruitment into the pole-size class to ensure sustainable oak woodland stands.
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