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Title: Proceedings of the workshop on management of giant sequoia; May 24-25, 1985; Reedley, California.
Author: Weatherspoon, C. Phillip; Iwamoto, Y. Robert; Piirto, Douglas D., technical coordinators
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-95. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station: 47 p.
Station ID: GTR-PSW-095
Description: Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum [Lindl.] Buchholz) has long been noted for its size and beauty. It is widely planted as an ornamental and increasingly is being utilized for timber production. The workshop was the first ever designed to bring together the state-of-knowledge on giant sequoia and its management. Presentations covered its history, silvics, genetics, growth and yield, wood properties and products, insect and disease relationships, and management strategies. The proceedings are a useful reference for resource managers, foresters, naturalists, ecologists, and the interested public.
Key Words: giant sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Sierra redwood, mixed conifer forest type, resource management, Sierra Nevada (California)
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Evolution and History of Giant Sequoia 163 KB
Harvey, H. Thomas
Silvics of Giant Sequoia 229 KB
Weatherspoon, C. Phillip
Diseases and Insects of Giant Sequoia 152 KB
Parmeter, Jr., John R.
Growth and Yield of Giant Sequoia 188 KB
Dulitz, David J.
Genetic Variation and Early Performance of Giant Sequoia in Plantations 140 KB
Libby, W. J.
Wood of Giant Sequoia: Properties and Unique Characteristics 495 KB
Piirto, Douglas D.
Recommendations from the Sierra Club for Managing Giant Sequoia 149 KB
Management of Giant Sequoia in the National Parks of the Sierra Nevada, California 174 KB
Parsons, David J.; Nichols, H. Thomas
Management of Giant Sequoia on Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest 141 KB
Benson, Norman J.
Management of Giant Sequoia in the National Forests of the Sierra Nevada, California 154 KB
Rogers, Robert R.
Management of Giant Sequoia at Blodgett Forest Research Station 244 KB
Heald, Robert C.
Management of Giant Sequoia at Calaveras Big Trees State Park 254 KB
Weatherspoon, C. Phillip; Iwamoto, Y. Robert; Piirto, Douglas D., technical coordinators 1986. Proceedings of the workshop on management of giant sequoia; May 24-25, 1985; Reedley, California. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-95. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station: 47 p.
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