Seed quality in five jack pine stands in north central Wisconsin

by Richard M Jeffers

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

Written in English
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  • Jack pine,
  • Seeds -- Wisconsin -- Quality,
  • Germination

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StatementRichard M. Jeffers
SeriesResearch note NC -- 328
ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL13608694M

breeding range largely confined to the north-central counties of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Nesting first occurred on the Upper Peninsula in The bird is a ground-nesting "habitat specialist" that breeds in young, dense, extensive stands of jack pines. Its breeding success is greater when such stands are interspersed with small, brushy. In community ecology: Ecological niches. It nests only among young jack pines (Pinus banksiana) that are 2 to 4 metres ( to 13 feet) tall and grow in homogenous trees are exposed to periodic fires, necessary for germination of the jack pine seeds. These fires also continuously provide extensive new regions of young. The votes from more than 2, gardeners are in! From crab grass to bindweed to thistle, here are the best control strategies for North America’s worst garden weeds. All three species do well in sandy loams with good moisture retention. Suitable soil pH is to for white pine and to for red and jack pine. VEGETATION: Eastern white pine is listed as a dominant species in the following habitat type classification: Field guide to forest habitat types of northern Wisconsin.

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Community Description: These are open canopy woodlands (jack pine. Red spruce, black spruce, or white pine are common associates. The canopy trees are generally stunted and have poor growth form. Below the canopy, smaller jack pines are common, with. white pine sources in northern and central Wisconsin. Many of the weaker trees in the nursery stock die before being sold to private landowners. White pine cuttings or clones are not sold at this nursery and were not included in this survey, except for trees examined at the Oconto River Seed Orchard in north- eastern Wisconsin. The Oconto River.   Somewhat better results have been experienced by covering red pine seed with inches of soil but it may be more expedient to broadcast more seed on the surface than to use less seed and cover it. It is easier to cover the seed when sowing 5 to 10 seeds in prepared spots.

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Get this from a library. Seed quality in five jack pine stands in north central Wisconsin. [Richard M Jeffers; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)]. The minimum seed-bearing age of open-grown jack pine is 3 to 5 years old.

Some seed is produced every year and serotinous cones accumulate in the crown. A mature stand of jack pine may have as many as 2 million seeds per acre (5 million/ha) stored in unopened cones. Because of abundant seed production, few mature trees are necessary toFile Size: KB.

SEED QUALITY IN FIVE JACK PINE STANDS IN NORTH CENTRAL WISCONSIN Richard M. Jeffers _, Regional Geneticist, Rocky Mountain Region, USDA Forest Service Lakewood, Colorado J." ABSTRACTHundred-seed weights from 15 trees in million seedlings: and direct seed lbs of jack pine each stand averaged mg; seed weights differed seed annually.

Jeffers RM () Seed quality in five jack pine stands in north central Wisconsin. USDA For Sery Res Note NC Google Scholar Karnosky DF, Diner AM, Mickler RA () Micropropagation of juvenile jack pine and European by: In year-old jack pine stands in central Wisconsin, the dry weight of all roots in the upper m (5 ft) of soil was 10 to 13 kg/ha (9, to 12, lb/acre) (61).

A year-old stand of jack pine in northern Minnesota produced 28 kg/ha (24, lb/acre), ovendry weight, of roots greater than cm ( in) and stumps less than.

To improve our understanding of adaptive variation in jack pine, Pinus banksiana Lamb., from north central Ontario, 64 seed sources were grown in three common garden tests, and relationships were.

HOFGAARD, A. Seed rain quantity and quality, –, in a high altitude old-growth spruce forest, northern Sweden. New Phytologist – HOULE, G., AND L. FILION. Interannual variations in the seed production of Pinus banksiana at the limit of the species distribution in Northern Quebec, Canada.

The Kirtland's warbler and the pine warbler are found exclusively in eastern white pine-jack pine-red pine stands, highly preferring jack pine stands over 80 acres (30 ha) in size [48,]. Red pine and mixed stands with red pine provide habitat for numerous bird species in north-central and northeastern US forests [, ].

Wisconsin’s forest nursery program has been a leader in the stewardship of natural resources sinceproducing over billion tree and wildlife shrub seedlings.

Reforestation efforts utilizing state nursery stock have been instrumental in creating and enhancing the supply of raw ma. terial for the forest industry in Wisconsin. 2. Quick growing, low food value pines such as Red Pine, Jack Pine or Scotch Pine.

Various shrubs or quick growing trees such as Speckled Alders or Hybrid Poplars. Quick growing Red pines are hard to be for regions that produce low to moderate deer numbers and light to sandy loam soils.

02/09/ HB Jack pine is a pioneer tree species that historically regenerated almost exclusively after forest fires. Fire regimes of varying intensity and frequency resulted in pine-dominated ecosystems ranging from open Pine Barrens to very dense jack pine stands (83).

Still. Jack Pine's best known wildlife association is serving as cover for the endangered Kirtland's Warbler, which breeds only in young Jack Pine stands in the upper part of Michigan's lower peninsula.

The nests are placed on the ground, often at the base of a small pine tree. A young Jack Pine stand makes an excellent cover for hares.

Mature jack pine forests are usually open, and the fall of their needles creates acidic soil, so blueberries are often abundant in the understory. Wildlife: Kirtland’s Warbler, an endangered bird, depends on pure stands of young jack pine in a very limited area in the north.

ic variation in jack pine. Private, State, and analyses were not included. Federal forestry agencies collected seed from 29 Aim et al.

() found highly signifcant differ-natural stands in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and ences among seed sources in height and diameter Michigan. According to Rudolph and Laidly (): "In the eastern part of its range, jack pine grows in a maritime climate but elsewhere it is found in diverse continental climates characterized by short, warm to cool summers, very cold winters, and low average January and July temperatures range from ° to -4° C (° to 25° F) and from 13° to 22° C (55° to 72° F), respectively.

What you plant, is the same thing we plant. You demand quality, and you deserve it. I can personally guarantee that our seed is the highest quality on the market. There is ZERO fillers, junk, cheap seed or and other garbage to increase our profit.

If I won’t plant it, we are definitely not going to sell it. Folks, this is as good as it gets. Kirtland's Warbler: Rare, medium-sized warbler with black-streaked gray upperparts and yellow underparts with black streaks on sides.

The face is black with a broken white eye-ring. Legs, feet, and bill are black. It is a ground nester, prefers Jack Pine stands over 80 acres in size.

Dry pine forests include pure stands of jack pine and mixtures of jack, white, and red pine, northern pin oak, and communities, which foresters collectively call dry conifers (evergreens) because pine is the key component, occur on dry, sandy soil that is acidic and nutrient-poor.

Landscapes here are typically high and flat. These forests also occur on sandy ridges within. Jack pine grows best on well-drained sandy soils.

Rotations generally are 40 to 70 years. On all soils except dry, sandy soils, species other than jack pine are more productive and valuable for wood product.

Jack pine seedlings require full sunlight. To reduce losses from pests, harvest stands. The period between good or better crops ranges from 1 to 4 years in north-central Wisconsin, from 2 to 5 years in other portions of the United States, and from 3 to 7 years in Canada(30,47; ).

To germinate, sugar maple seeds require moist stratification at temperatures slightly above freezing for 35 to 90 days. The Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) is a non-profit organization working to save heirloom garden seed from extinction.

Their focus is on preserving varieties of seed that gardeners and farmers bring to North America when their families immigrate(d), and traditional varieties grown by American Indians, Mennonites and the Amish.

Sixteen Lake States jack pine provenances were evaluated for phenotypic stability in Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Stability of total height at the age of 12 years was calculated. Jack Pine Red Pine White Pine Black Spruce White Spruce CONIFERS Tamarack 3 Slow growing, small to medium size tree common in swamps in North-ern Wisconsin but will grow well on uplands if competition is controlled.

Full sun. Dense winter wildlife cov-er. Deer browse control needed for successful plantings. Used for fence posts. Good for windbreak. Curtis () labeled barrens with jack pine (Pin us banksiana) pine barrens, although virtually all now have varying amounts of oak and, in the continued absence of fire, most develop into oak-dominated forests.

Consequently, most barrens in Wisconsin are now closed oak forests with varying amounts of jack pine (Haney and Apfelbaum, in press). A.E.

Hajek, K. van Frankenhuyzen, in Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests, Jack Pine Budworm. Another species in the genus Choristoneura that exhibits destructive cyclical outbreaks in central and eastern North America is the jack pine budworm, Choristoneura aks occur throughout the range of its primary host (jack pine; Pinus banksiana) at intervals of 10– The jack pine (Pinus banksiana) is a native of the Lake states, the northern New England states and much of Canada.

It has been planted widely in Iowa, but is a less desirable tree than many of the other pines. It will survive on the driest soils in the state, and makes rapid growth during the first 10 to 15 years. It is a rather small tree, reaching a height of 40 to 60 feet.

The Jack pine is adapatable to wide aray of soils, and will grow in poorer soil conditions than the Red pine and Eastern white pine.

Commercially, the jack pine is used as pulpwood, lumber, and sometimes even Christmas trees. It is a moderate grower, typically reaching heights of 80 feet when mature.

Project Methods Seed collection, establishment and evaluation of common-environment experiments,estimation of selection differentials and heritability for red pine, white pine,white spruce, Norway spruce, and black walnut. Design experiments so that they can be appropriately converted to seed orchards after evaluation and selection of superior genotypes.

virgin stand and 11 million/ha ( million/acre) in a selectively cut stand (30). Based on 32 years of observation in north-central Wisconsin, good or better fruit crops occurred about 44 percent of the years, the lowest percentage among the major hardwood species of the area (37, Good or better fruit crops occurred as often as 4 successive.

You are managing a jack pine stand on a nutrient poor, sandy soil in Central Wisconsin. What tree species would be most likely to naturally succeed jack pine on this site. (1pt) A.) Red pine B.) Northern red oak C.) Black oak D.) Sugar maple Northern hardwood forests growing on nutrient rich soils tend to succeed towards a single tree.

Prescribed burning is a very important management tool for maintaining and enhancing was an important natural part in the development and maintenance of grasslands, forests, and wetlands, throughout many of us, fire is a.

In many cases this eliminated advance regeneration and local seed sources of pines. Fire suppression followed, allowing expansion of aspens, and to a lesser extent paper birch, on sites formerly dominated by pine types.

The decline of agriculture, primarily in the north, also lead to aspen and hardwoods invading and reclaiming many old fields.Olds Seed Company, located in Madison, Wisconsin, has been in the seed business since Olds Seed is a wholesale supplier of superior quality turf grass, farm, restoration, habitat, and garden seed and seed related products to our customers throughout the Upper Midwest.

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