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Eljas Pohtila (email)

Metsän uudistuminen Kivalon vanhoilla kaistalehakkuualoilla.

Pohtila E. (1990). Metsän uudistuminen Kivalon vanhoilla kaistalehakkuualoilla. Silva Fennica vol. 24 no. 1 article id 5413. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15565

English title: Forest regeneration of old strip cutting areas in Kivalo

Abstract

The results of regenerating 54 and 36–38-year old strip cuttings were surveyed in the Kivalo Research Forest (N 66°20’, E 26°40’). 15 measurement plots were placed on each strip. The most common forest type was Hylocomnium-Myrtillus type. Regeneration of the strips proved to be slow. Most of the spruces growing on the strips probably originated from the time before the cutting. The average number of stems was 1,155 per ha, of which one third consisted of broadleaved trees. The average volume increment of stem wood after cutting had been about 1 m3/ha/yr, but it was increasing at the time of the inventory. Both the reforestation of the strips and the development of the emergent stands were dependent on elevation and site fertility. Site fertility was indicated by the abundance of Vaccinium myrtillus.

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Original keywords
kuusi; metsänhoito; luontainen uudistaminen; Lappi; kaistalehakkuu

English keywords
Picea abies; natural regeneration; northern Finland; strip cutting; spruce stands

Published in 1990

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