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Trenk, Fred B. (Fred Benjamin), 1900- / Forest planting handbook
(1932)

The best plantation for local conditions,   pp. 17-28 PDF (3.2 MB)


Page 27


                      TAB LE U
Planting Types, Objectives. and Recommended Practices
Planting
Type
Blow sand
Sand plains
and ridges
Kettle moraines
I.mestone hills
Eroding soils
Stony, heavy
  burned-over soils
Under-planting:
  the farm wood lot
Under-planting:
  birch-aspen
Old fields
Objective
Prevent soil drifting
Pulpwood and timber
Fuelwood and farm needs;
conserving moisture
Fuelwood and farm needs;
  conserving moisture
Timber; soil
  conservation
  Fuelwood
Pulpwood and timber
Fuelwood and farm
  needs
Pulpwood and timber
Pulpwood; fuelwood;
  timber
Choice of
Species
Jack pine
Scotch pine
WVhite pine
Norway pine
Scotch pine
Jack pine
White spruce
Norway pine
Scotch pine
Jack pine
Jack pine
Scotch pine
White pine
Norway spruce
White spruce
White pine
White spruce
Norway pine
Norway spruce
White pine
White spruce
Norway spruce
White pine
Norway pine
White spruce
Norway spruce
Any of usual
  species, depend-
  ing upon type of
  soil
Land Preparation
& Planting Methods
None; planting spud
  or spade
Furrowing
Planting spud or
spade
None; scalping sod;
Mattock
None
Mattock
Furrowing cleared
  hillsides
Mattock
None
Mattock
Furrowing If possible;
  remove brush
Mattock
None
Mattock
Furrowing
Spade or planting spud
  for light soils
Mattock for heavy soils
Spacing
Irregular. with reference
  to location of blow pits
6 x 6 or wider if
  scattered growti Is
  present
6 x 6 or irregular
Irregular
6 x 6 or Irregular
6 x 6 or irregular
Irregular
Irregular
6x6
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