- About this Journal
- Abstracting and Indexing
- Aims and Scope
- Article Processing Charges
- Articles in Press
- Author Guidelines
- Bibliographic Information
- Citations to this Journal
- Contact Information
- Editorial Board
- Editorial Workflow
- Free eTOC Alerts
- Publication Ethics
- Reviewers Acknowledgment
- Submit a Manuscript
- Subscription Information
- Table of Contents
International Journal of Forestry Research
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 298674, 7 pages
Effects of Landform on Site Index for Two Mesophytic Tree Species in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, USA
Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1577 Brevard Road, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
Received 9 July 2009; Accepted 9 December 2009
Academic Editor: Hamish Kimmins
Copyright © 2010 W. Henry McNab. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- L. R. Auchmoody and H. C. Smith, “Oak soil-site relationships in northwestern West Virginia,” Research Paper NE-434, p. 27, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Broomall, Pa, USA, 1979.
- J. D. Helvey, J. D. Hewlett, and J. E. Douglass, “Predicting soil moisture in the southern Appalachians,” Soil Science Society of America Proceedings, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 954–959, 1972.
- D. F. Olson and L. Della-Bianca, “Site index comparisons for several tree species in the Virginia-Carolina Piedmont,” Station Paper 104, p. 9, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, NC, USA, 1959.
- D. G. Pyatt, D. Harrison, and A. S. Ford, Guide to Site Types in Forests of North and Mid-Wales, Forest Record, no. 69, Forestry Commission, London, UK, 1969.
- K. A. Orndorff and G. E. Lang, “Leaf litter redistribution in a West Virginia hardwood forest,” Journal of Ecology, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 225–235, 1981.
- A. F. Ike and C. D. Huppuch, “Predicting tree height growth from soil and topographic site factors in the Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains,” Georgia Forest Research Paper 54, p. 11, Georgia Forestry Commission, Macon, Ga, USA, 1968.
- W. H. McNab, “Yellow-poplar site quality related to slope type in mountainous terrain,” Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, vol. 4, pp. 189–192, 1987.
- J. Zar, Biostatistical Analysis, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, USA, 1996.
- W. H. McNab, “A topographic index to quantify the effect of mesoscale landform on site productivity,” Canadian Journal of Forest Research, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1100–1107, 1993.
- W. H. McNab and S. A. Browning, “Preliminary ecological classification of arborescent communities on the Wine Spring Creek watershed, Nantahala National Forest,” in Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, J. C. Brissette, Ed., pp. 213–221, Mobile, Ala, USA, November 1992.
- W. H. McNab and S. A. Browning, “Preliminary ecological classification of arborescent communities on the Wine Spring Creek watershed, Nantahala National Forest,” Tech. Rep. SO-93, p. 665, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, La, USA, 1993.
- J. T. Gattis, Landscape ecosystem classification on the Highlands Ranger District, Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina, M.S. thesis, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, 1992.
- K. D. Patterson, Classification of vegetation in Ellicott Rock Wildnerness, Southeastern Blue Ridge Escarpment, M.S. thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA, 1994.
- R. E. Shanks, “Climate of the Great Smoky Mountains,” Ecology, vol. 35, pp. 354–361, 1954.
- J. Dan Pittillo, R. D. Hatcher Jr., and S. W. Buol, “Introduction to the environment and vegetation of the southern Blue Ridge Province,” Castanea, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 202–216, 1998.
- Soil Survey Staff, Keys to Soil Taxonomy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Washington, DC, USA, 1998.
- D. E. Beck and K. B. Trousdell, “Site index: accuracy of prediction,” Research Paper SE-108, p. 7, U.S. Department Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, NC, USA, 1973.
- C. T. Scott and N. G. Voorhis, “Northeastern forest survey site index equations and site productivity classes,” Northern Journal of Applied Forestry, vol. 3, pp. 144–148, 1986.
- T. W. Beers, P. E. Beers, and L. C. Wensel, “Aspect transformation in site productivity research,” Journal of Forestry, vol. 64, pp. 691–692, 1966.
- H. V. Wiant Jr., “DOSATEST for testing accuracy,” The Compiler, vol. 11, pp. 28–29, 1993.
- M. R. Reynolds Jr., “Estimating the error in model predictions,” Forest Science, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 454–469, 1984.
- R. M. Callaway, E. E. C. Clebsch, and P. S. White, “Predicting wood production by canopy trees in forest communities in the western Great Smoky Mountains,” Forest Science, vol. 35, pp. 338–348, 1989.
- R. H. Whittaker, “Forest dimensions and production in the Great Smoky Mountains,” Ecology, vol. 47, pp. 103–121, 1966.
- L. Della-Bianca and D. F. Olson Jr., “Soil-site studies in piedmont hardwood and pine-hardwood upland forests,” Forest Science, vol. 7, pp. 320–329, 1961.
- M. S. Golden, “An integrated multivariate analysis of forest communities in the central Great Smoky Mountains,” American Midland Naturalist, vol. 106, pp. 37–53, 1981.
- R. Lee and A. Baumgartner, “The topography and insolation climate of a mountainous forest area,” Forest Science, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 258–267, 1966.
- P. G. Jarvis and K. G. McNaughton, “Stomatal control of transpiration: scaling up from leaf to region,” Advances in Ecological Research, vol. 15, pp. 1–49, 1986.
- R. K. Peet, “Forest vegetation of the Colorado Front Range: patterns of species diversity,” Vegetatio, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 65–78, 1978.