occurrence and growth of trembling Aspen in Newfoundland

by Graham Page

Publisher: Dept. of the Environment, Canadian Forestry Service in Ottawa, Ont

Written in English
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  • Forests and forestry -- Newfoundland and Labrador.,
  • Populus tremuloides.

Edition Notes

Statementby G. Page.
SeriesPublication (Canadian Forestry Service) -- no. 1314
ContributionsCanadian Forestry Service.
LC ClassificationsSD"397"A7"P2"1972
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20959806M

In the Field model, the probability of Williamson’s sapsucker nest occurrence was positively related to higher densities of large trembling aspen (>50 trees/ha, DBH – cm) and moderate densities of very large ponderosa pine trees (4–5 trees/ha, DBH ≥ cm; Table 3, Fig 5). Abstract. Although the European aspen (Populus tremula L.) is regarded as a keystone species for the biodiversity of northern Europe, its mechanisms of regeneration and persistence under old-growth conditions without large-scale disturbances have remained aim of this paper is to describe the long-term dynamics and regeneration of European aspen in the old-growth forests of the Koli. trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) oc-curs occasionally on rich sites, and alder (Alnus rugosa and A. crispa) on wet sites. The balsam fir-white birch forest is mer-chantable and stable if undisturbed. Fol-lowing logging, it regenerates directly, un-less adversely affected by moose browsing. Following fire, black spruce and birch are. ʻWhite ringsʼ have been reported to occur within trembling aspen (Popu- lus tremuloides Michx.) during years of intense early defoliation by the forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria Hbn.). This study was under- taken to 1) assess the distribution of white rings within trembling aspen stems and 2) to quantify the anatomical differences between white rings and the ʻnormalʼ rings.

Quaking aspen is the most widely distributed tree species in North America. It grows from Alaska across the Northwest Territories to Quebec and Newfoundland, south to West Virginia and Virginia, and in all of the western North America US states (except Oklahoma and Kansas) -- in all Canadian provinces and all but 13 US states (absent from the.   In , a study was initiated across the commercial range of aspen in northern Ontario to determine the optimum precommercial thinning intensities for aspen tree and stand growth. Six pure aspen stands between the ages of five and 22 years were thinned to residual spacings of 2 × 2 m, 3 × 3 m, 4 × 4 m, and 5 × 5 m. Trembling Aspen - P. tremuloides (2) Species Code (as per USDA Plants database): POTR5 (3) GENERAL INFORMATION Geographical range Abundant throughout the province of Canada east of the Cascades. Also found in most of Washington except for the Olympic Peninsula, and the sagebrush and subalpine ecosystems. Very spora dic on occurrence. (1). cies are trembling aspen, bigtooth aspen, and the hybrid poplars. In the past, poplar trees were regarded as weed trees that needed to be removed from timber stands. Most harvested aspen was used for pulp, lumber, hardboard, and insulation board. With the introduction of .

Manganese deficiency of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is a common problem on some soils of the Coastal Plain region of the southern ation is limited, however, on the concentration of Mn required in the peanut plant. ‘Florunner’ peanut was grown on a Pelham sand (loamy, siliceous, thermic, Arenic Paleaquult) to determine soil pH and Mn effects on Mn nutrition of peanut. FIRE EFFECTS ON TARGET SPECIES: Short-term postfire response of upright sedge after light prescribed surface fire in trembling aspen woodlands were as follows: Percent abundance Percent frequency Burned 4/73 Burned 5/72 Control Abundance of burned and control populations was not significantly different (p=) at. Pando (Latin for "I spread"), also known as the trembling giant, is a clonal colony of an individual male quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) determined to be a single living organism by identical genetic markers and assumed to have one massive underground root plant is located in the Fremont River Ranger District of the Fishlake National Forest at the western edge of the Colorado. Many studies have shown that certain species of bryophytes and lichens require old-growth forests for their survival. The objective of this study is to evaluate the composition and diversity of epiphytic lichen and bryophyte communities on trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides), as a function of the time elapsed since stand initiation. The study was carried out in the forests surrounding Lake.

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Marsh.) and trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.), are left uncut during harvesting. The main reasons for this are the limited and somewhat localized occurrence of hardwood stands, in particular trembling aspen, and the present adequate supplies of softwoods.

An expansion of the Island's wood-using industries is planned,Cited by: 5. The occurrence and growth of Trembling Aspen in Newfoundland. Authors. Page. Document Type. Article. Journal/Book Title/Conference. Department of Forestry and Urban Development, Forestry Branch.

Publication Date. Recommended Citation. Page, G., "The occurrence and growth of Trembling Aspen in Newfoundland" (). Aspen Cited by: 5. Occurrence and growth of trembling aspen in Newfoundland. Ottawa: Dept of the Environment, Canadian Forestry Service, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: G Page.

In this study, we aim to quantify trade‐offs among growth, frost hardiness and timing of leaf senescence and bud break in populations of trembling aspen, Populus tremuloides Michx., which were observed in a large reciprocal occurrence and growth of trembling Aspen in Newfoundland book experiment across five planting sites in western Canada, including additional provenances from by: Ecology and Silviculture of Trembling Aspen Everett B.

Peterson Western Ecological Services Ltd. Merle Peterson Western Ecological Services Ltd. Abstract Trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) generally grows as clones in which stems, ranging from many thousands to only a few, are interconnected by a common root system.

Quaking Aspen The Willow Family– Salicaceae Populus tremuloides Michx. (POP-yu-lus trem-yu-low-EYE-deez) Names: Quaking Aspen is sometimes called Trembling Aspen. All of its names refer to how the leaves will quiver with the slightest breeze. Relationships: There are about 15 species of Populus (Poplars, Cottonwoods and Aspens) native to North America.

In our region, [ ]. 1. Introduction. Along with black spruce (Picea mariana [Mill.]BSP), aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) is the most widely distributed tree in North America (Burns and Honkala, ).From east to west, its distribution range (ca.

7 × 10 6 km 2) stretches from Newfoundland to Alaska and, from north to south, from the Beaufort Sea to northern grows on a wide variety of soils ranging. In this study, we aim to quantify trade-offs among growth, frost hardiness and timing of leaf senescence and bud break in populations of trembling aspen, Populus tremuloides Michx., which were observed in a large reciprocal transplant experiment across five planting sites in western Canada, including additional provenances from Minnesota.

GENERAL DISTRIBUTION: Quaking aspen is native to and the most widely distributed tree in North America. It occurs from Newfoundland west to Alaska and south to Virginia, Missouri, Nebraska, and northern Mexico.

A few scattered populations occur farther south in Mexico to Guanajuato [].Quaking aspen is distributed fairly continuously in the East.

height growth of aspen (Maini ), and drought has been implicated as a major cause of aspen dieback, especially in the climatically dry parkland zone along the northern edge of the Canadian prairies (Zoltai et al.

; Hogg and Hur-dle ). Despite the importance of trembling aspen, its responses. Ongoing climate change is likely to result in shifts in successional dynamics in boreal mixedwood stands. Using data from provincial forest inventory databases, we examined the occurrence and abundance of the regeneration of various coniferous species (white spruce, black spruce and balsam fir) along an east-west Canadian gradient in aspen-dominated stands.

Trembling aspen trees reach up to 65 feet tall in ideal growing conditions. Aspen tree bark is creamy white with dark brown or light gray markings.

In the spring, tiny flowers cluster together. In Book III Keats returns to the trembling aspen simile, this time using it according to tradition: He spake, and, trembling like an aspen-bough, Began to tear his scroll in pieces small, Endymion, Keats trained as a medical doctor.

It is no surprise, therefore, that from time to time that medical background emerges into his poetry. Trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) is one of the few North American tree species that has a transcontinental distribution and is found over a wide range of site conditions [].In boreal mixedwood stands, aspen usually establishes immediately after a severe fire event.

Over time, successional changes shift stand composition from aspen dominated to mixed species and, finally, to stands. Page, G. The occurrence and growth of trembling aspen in Newfoundland.

Canada Forestry Service, Publication Ottawa, ON. 15 p. Patton, David R., and John R. Jones. Managing aspen for wildlife in the Southwest. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report RM   We observed reduced growth rate in browsed balsam fir, white birch, and trembling aspen outside the exclosures.

Other authors have also reported that vertical growth of some tree species was retarded by moose browsing (Berg° erud and M~nuel~ ; Bedard et al., ; Risenhoover and Maass, ). The growth of trembling aspen (Populustremuloides Michx.) sprouts in two separate clones was measured annually for 6 years and at year 12 (site 1) and for 5 years and at year 11 (site 2) following sprout 98% of the stems were established within the first growing season after cutting.

By the end of the first growing season, height-frequency histograms were positively skewed and. Growth of trembling aspen was significantly affected by inter- and intraspecific competition, while growth of white spruce was primarily influenced by tree size, followed by competition.

The Newfoundland beaver Castor canadensis caecator has flourished in an area Rowe considers the role of trembling aspen Populus tremuloides for example, to range from Aspen sprouting and growth is much slower than alder and even large stands are soon depleted.

Aspen. Serpentine Range Subregion B. Corner Brook Subregion C. Port aux Port Subregion D. George's Bay Subregion E. Codroy. features trembling aspen and balsam poplar. SOUTHERN ARCTIC. Of the arctic ecozones, this ecozone has the most extensive vegetation cover and the highest diversity of species.

It is characterized by dwarf shrubs. TAIGA SHIELD. In the taiga shield, much of the forest is open, and tree growth is ofen stunted due to permafrost and cold temperatures. Discolored wood of aspen caused by increment boring.

European Journal of Forest Pathology (4) Lorenz, R.C. Discolorations and decay resulting from increment borings in hardwoods. Journal of Forestry.

(5) McGee, Charles E. Estimating tree ages in uneven-aged hardwood stands. Southern Journal Applied Forestry. Trembling aspen is a medium-sized. Classification of Trembling Aspen Ecosystems in British Columbia Trembling aspen is one of the most common tree species in the boreal and temperate zones of North America.

It occurs across all of non-arctic Alaska and Canada, and the northern continental. As trembling aspen is sensitive to drought, we suggest that drought indices could be applied to monitor the potential effects of increased drought stress on aspen trees growth, achieve classification of eco‐regions and develop effective mitigation strategies to.

Height and diameter growth of trembling aspen were similar in both stand types. The differences in trembling aspen growth patterns between stands were due to site quality. The occurrence of seepage waters ensures good forest growth and profuse regeneration after cutting.

this area has some of the most favourable conditions for growth in Newfoundland and a large portion of the area has been cleared for agriculture. Mountain Maple Thickets and Trembling Aspen are generally lacking in these stands. ^ Top of. Trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) and paper birch are two common hardwood tree species that regenerate after disturbance by basal sprouting and, in the case of the former, through root suckering as well (BellGreene et al.Thompson and Pitt ) but are not considered commercial tree species in the region studied.

Trembling aspen is exported for use in the chopstick industry. Other names include quaking aspen or quivering aspen. In several native languages, the name translates as "woman's tongue" or "noisy leaf." The trembling aspen is the most widely distributed tree in North America.

Roll the leaf stalk between your fingers to feel the flat stalk. Populus tremuloides is a deciduous tree native to cooler areas of North America, one of several species referred to by the common name is commonly called quaking aspen, trembling aspen, American aspen, mountain or golden aspen, trembling poplar, white poplar, and popple, as well as others.

The trees have tall trunks, up to 25 meters (82 feet) tall, with smooth pale bark, scarred with. provenances of trembling aspen 45 Principal component analysis scores for 26 provenances of trembling aspen in NW Ontario 47 Regression results of principal component analysis axes representing growth, phenology, chlorophyll fluorescence and cambium visual scoring data with climate data for 26 provenances of trembling aspen in NW Ontario Comparing lodgepole pine growth and disease occurrence at six Long-Term Soil Productivity (LTSP) sites in British Columbia, Canada.

Anya M. Reid, a William K. Chapman, b Cindy E. Prescott a. a University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada. b BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Williams Lake, BC V2G 4T1.Quaking Aspen Sal icaceaeWillow family D.

A. Perala Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) is the most widely distributed tree in North America. It is known by many names: trembling aspen, golden aspen, mountain aspen, popple, poplar, trembling poplar, and in Spanish, alamo blanco, and alamo temblon (49).

It grows on many soil types, especially sandy.