Hybrid poplar plantations outgrow deer browsing effects

by Daniel Netzer

Publisher: North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.D.A. in St. Paul, MN

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  • Poplar -- Wisconsin,
  • Plantations -- Wisconsin,
  • Deer -- Wisconsin

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StatementDaniel A. Nezter
SeriesResearch note NC -- 325
ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. :
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The hybrid poplars continue to grow at up to 2m per year to produce large handsome trees with a stout trunk. These deciduous trees make excellent high screens and windbreaks. They are also used to lift game birds, and for timber. At maturity, these hybrid poplar . Wastewater Management Using Hybrid Poplar Gary A. Kuhn USDA National Agroforestry Center, c/o Washington State University, Spokane, Washington For example, a plantation with a 10 foot X 10 foot tree spacing may have a lat-eral line every other tree row. The spacing within a tree row depends on the tree spac-ing down the row, flow rate of. IMAZAQUIN AND PENDIMETHALIN PROVIDE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE WEED CONTROL IN 1. ST-YEAR HYBRID POPLAR PLANTATIONS IN MICHIGAN. (In Proceedings of the North Central Weed Science Society, Vol. December, ) Browsing from white-tailed deer was observed at both sites after about 30 days.   Well, I'm not sure what a "Hybrid" Poplar is-obviously it's a variation of Poplar; but Poplar in general is not a desirable fuelwood-it burns very fast and burns out fast. It does however make decent kindling and quarter-splits to use to start a fire, but as a main fuelwood you need a lot of it and you need to load the stove frequently.

In this study, we developed clone-specific allometric relationships, with the objective of calculating volume and biomass production after 13 years in 8 poplar plantations, located across an environmental gradient, and composed of 5 unrelated hybrid poplar clones. Allometry was found to be very similar for clones MxB, NxM and DNxM, all having P. maximoviczii parentage Cited by: Hybrid poplar plantations are suitable habitat for reintroduced forest herbs with conservation status Kathleen Boothroyd-Roberts1, Daniel Gagnon1,2,3* and Benoit Truax2 Abstract Plantations of fast-growing tree species may be of use in conservation by accelerating the restoration of forestCited by: Riddell and Wirth have both worked with Fort James Corp. researchers in establishing plantations of hybrid poplar. Hybrid poplar's appeal as an alternative source of wood fiber for pulp grew in the s and s as the U.S. Forest Service began reducing the . Hybrid poplar stool spacing: effects on hardwood cutting production.. Research Paper NC St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station; Hansen, Edward A.; Netzer, Daniel A. Weed control using herbicides in short-rotation intensively cultured poplar plantations.

Harvesting - A nine year old 10 hectare irrigated research plantation of hybrid poplar was growing on Vernon municipal lands south of Vernon. Trees in the area that were harvested averaged 25 cm in breast height diameter and 20 m in total height. Approximately trees were felled and 1 st, 2 nd, and 3 rd stem sections (logs) cut from down. When you need shade in a hurry, we suggest the fast-growing Hybrid Shade Poplar. We haven't found any tree that grows like it. It has a spread of ' and in just a few years, at maturity, it reaches '.EASY TO GROW!It normally lives years. It is wind, disea. Hybrid Poplar For Sale. Hybrid Poplar Trees or Cottonwood Trees are extremely fast growers - up to 5 to 8 feet in one year once established. The Hybrid Poplar is a shade tree with a heavy, broad crown, silvery-green leaves & smooth bark. Life span is over 35 years & good choice for quick tree lines. Scientifically known as Populus Deltoides / Populus Nigra. Biomass and Bioenergy 30 () – Post-establishment fertilization of Minnesota hybrid poplar plantations Mark Colemana,, David Tolstedb, Tom Nicholsc, Wendell D. Johnsond, Edward G. Wenee, Tom Houghtalingf aUSDA-Forest Service, Southern Research Station, P.O. Box , New Ellenton, SC , USA bRetired from USDA-Forest Service, North Central Research Station, Woodcrest Cited by:

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Tablished hybrid poplar plantations are likely to be browsed during the first year but should grow above • the reach of feeding deer the second year. Poorly es-tablished plantations will grow slowly allowing deer to browse for more than one year, causing considerable •impact on the plantation.

Hybrid poplar plantations outgrow deer browsing effects [microform] / Daniel A. Nezter North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.D.A St. Paul, MN Australian/Harvard Citation.

Netzer, Daniel. & North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.). The M×B hybrid poplar clone had a much denser root system than the D×N clone (K. Boothroyd-Roberts, field observations), Hybrid poplar plantations outgrow deer browsing effects book effects of which could create a difference in survival and growth of understory plants between the two plantation types in later by:   Site productivity of the hybrid poplar clone Brooks6 was predicted using soil and site information from 6, 4-year-old plantations in north-east Alberta.

Predictions were made at both the local and microsite scales. Percent sand (R 2 =P = ) was the best single predictor of hybrid poplar productivity, showing a curved by: Hybrid Poplar III slide 65x % slide 65y % slide 65z %.

Hybrid Poplar (Populus hybrids) General Description Many hybrid clones between Populus species have been planted in the Northern Great Plains. Most hybrids grow very fast but often lack the Twigs and young branches make good browse. Young trees are used for food by deer File Size: KB.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Hybrid Poplar/Clonal Alder Research Program Hybrid Poplar Plantations.

Gallery: Hybrid Poplar Plantations. Poplar plantation in Carnation, WA. a hybrid poplar agroforestry program. Recognizing the great potential of fast-growing and short-rotation hybrid poplar clones for high-yield fiber production a couple of decades ago, the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources has set up an active poplar breeding program.

Over the years, a number of poplar clonal and progeny trials have been. Beware the fad of hybrid poplar trees. for hybrid poplar or any other fast-growing tree, the faster the growth, the wider the rings and the less structural strength.

That shortcoming is just Author: Todd Myers. This article will show you how to grow a visual screen/wind break using hybrid cuttings (hybrid poplar and hybrid willow) in a single growing season.

The planting site is located in USDA Zone 4, if you live south of Zone 4 you can expect considerably more growth. Site preparation should include removing all vegetation and.

Get this from a library. Hybrid poplar plantations outgrow deer browsing effects. [Daniel Netzer; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)]. The following predictor variables were retained to model hybrid poplar productivity: elevation, deer browsing, soil P availability, soil Ca, soil K and soil Mg.

The plantation site elevation variable was chosen over growing degree days and mean annual temperature because these two climatic variables are by:   Most hybrid poplars are a landscaping nightmare when grown in yards and parks. The populus species are susceptible to fungal leaf spots that defoliate trees by late summer.

The poplar tree is extremely susceptible to a devastating canker and dies an ugly death in just a few years. A natural hybrid poplar clone, resembling eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides Marsh.) and tentatively designated P.

x euramericena (Dode) Guiner cv ‘Wisconsin 5’ was chosen for these pulping studies. Details relating to the establishment, maintenance, and productivity of hybrid poplar plantations will be. Poplar here is the dominant species of wild tree, so I think the 'hybrid' is the one grows here that in about 10 years would be well over 20 ft.

high and about 4" diameter trunk. I wouldn't plant them for landscaping. I would pick something like weeping birch for : Diana/KY. Hybrid poplar trees grow up to 10 feet per year and they live 40+ years.

You can cut them for firewood in 5 years. You can get a nice privacy screen or windbreak in only 2 years, they make pulp logs in years, they make saw logs in years, a market is steadily.

The Potential for Production of Biomass for Biofuel by the Cultivation of Hybrid Poplar and Hybrid Aspen in the South of Sweden. By Lars Christersson.

roots is so enormous and because the shoots grow so fast that a normal population of moose and deer can be allowed to browse on the plantation without reducing wood by: 1. Netzer DA () Hybrid poplar plantations outgrow deer browsing effects. USDA Forest Service, North Central Forest Exp Stn, Res Note NC, St Paul, MN, p 3 Phillips CJ, Marden M, Suzanne LM () Observations of root growth of young poplar and willow planting by: 3.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features A Growers Guide to Hybrid Poplar. frost glyphosate Growing Forests Group growing season growth and yield harvest hectare height height-diameter herbicide spray HOVW hybrid poplar plantation hypsometer infection Kemptville larvae layer.

The most definitive information on the suitability of hybrid poplar for wood products will come from product trials. For More Information: Beaudoin, M., R.E. Hernandez, A. Koubaa, and J.

Poliquin. Interclonal, intraclonal and within-tree variation in wood density of poplar hybrid clones. Wood and Fiber Science 24(2) Hybrid poplar (Populus spp.) plantations are economically attractive to the forest industry, e ven in the boreal forest, because of their fast growth rates and high yield potential.

Aboveground biomass production in these hybrid poplar plantations was limited by nutrient availability. Fertilization resulted in significant responses during the first year, and the response increased in each successive year of treatment (Table 2, Fig.

By the end of the third year, biomass was over 40% greater and current annual aboveground production over 80% greater in fertilizer treatments Cited by: Planting depth of hybrid Poplar cuttings influences number of shoots [microform] / Edward Hansen, David Tolsted, and Matthew Tower U.S.

Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experimental Station [Grand Rapids, MN.] Australian/Harvard Citation.

Hansen, Edward A. & North Central Forest Experiment Station (Grand Rapids. Hybrid poplar is used primarily for pulp, but can also be used for lumber and plywood. Markets for the latter products are developing and need to be encouraged.

Non-wood uses include ornamental plantings, soil sta-bilization, and conservation. In British Columbia, hybrid poplar plantations are being grown in. Structural Lumber Properties of Hybrid Poplar David E. Kretschmann, Research General Engineer Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wisconsin J.G.

Isebrands, Project Leader North Central Research Station, Rhinelander, Wisconsin Glen Stanosz, Assistant Professor Plant Pathology, Univeristy of Wisconsin—Madison, Wisconsin John R. Dramm, Wood. The spatial effects of vegetation control on early tree growth were investigated in central Alberta, Canada, for four years after the establishment of hybrid poplar plantations including the two clones Walker (Populus deltoides × (P.

laurifolia × P. nigra)) and its progeny Okanese (Walker × (P. laurifolia × P. nigra)).Tree survival and growth, herbaceous vegetation cover, soil nutrient Author: Jeannine Goehing, David Henkel-Johnson, S.

Ellen Macdonald, Edward W. Bork, Barb R. Thomas. Large-scale tree plantations have been recognized as one of the greatest threats to biodiversity 1,lly, exotic tree species such as eucalyptus 3, rubber trees 4, pines 5, and poplars 2 are used for large-scale plantations.

Fast-growing trees are generally planted in monocultures and have obvious advantages over native plants in competing for light, nutrient, and water by: Hybrid poplar bark, twigs and leaves are eaten by rodents, rabbits, deer, beavers and porcupines. It provides forage for browsing wildlife such as white-tailed and mule deer up through the sapling stage.

It also provides important nesting and roosting habitat for various species of birds. Hybrid Poplar Research Program Program Staff Barri Herman, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist The WSU Poplar Research Program has been in existence for nearly 30 years. It began, and continues today, as a collaborative effort between researchers here at WSU-Puyallup and the University of Washington. The early success of the program was based on creating hybrid trees by breeding native black.

Poplar plantations are tended throughout North America using an intensive, agronomic-style of cultivation that includes mechanical and chemical methods of weed control, integrated pest management techniques, fertilization and, in some cases, irrigation.4 Under competent management, hybrid poplar File Size: KB.

60 inches of soft) or a shallow water table Poplar trees have begun to be grown like at I to 6 feet (2). agricultural row crops such as com or soy- * Test soft fertility, and fertfii_e according to beans, except that these trees take 6- to recommendations for com.

Nitrogen is the years to mature.Hybrid Poplar Tree Farms. Although, Hybrid Poplar grows well on marginal land, it has the potential to explode with growth in ideal soil. This tree can reach heights of 30 feet in just 5 years in good soil, a great climate and adequate rainfall.

A Hybrid poplar tree farm .presently the case. We expect commercial hybrid poplar plantations to produce a minimum mean annual yield of merchantable cords per acre per year. Given this productivity rate, 26, acres of hybrid poplar would need to be planted annually to producecords.

The proportion of supply provided by existing natural.