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General Technical Report

Title: Proceedings of the symposium on Giant Sequoias: their place in the ecosystem and society; June 23-25, 1992; Visalia, CA.

Author: Aune, Philip S., technical coordinator

Date: 1994

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-151. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Depart-ment of Agriculture; 170 p

Station ID: GTR-PSW-151

Description: These proceedings summarize the results of a blending of public perceptions, management, and research presented at a symposium on Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum), held in Visalia, California. Twenty-eight papers are included, focusing on six major topics: public values and perceptions, natural perspectives, disturbance environments, grove development, management strat-egies, and views from agency leadership. These papers summarize the state of knowledge and perceptions of this magnificent species and their place in ecosystems and society.

Key Words: big trees, Giant Sequoia, Giant Sequoia management, Sequoia

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Front Matter and Table of Contents

Introduction

Contents

Remarks for the Giant Sequoia Symposium 183 KB
Douglas R. Leisz
A Botanist's View of the Big Tree 175 KB
Robert Ornduff
Genetics of Giant Sequoia 209 KB
Lauren Fins and William J. Libby
Soil and Nutrient Element Aspects of Sequoiadendron giganteum 648 KB
Paul J. Zinke and Alan G. Stangenberger
Air Pollution Effects on Giant Sequoia Ecosystems 2.0 MB
P.R. Miller, N.E. Grulke, and K. W. Stolte
The Visual Ecology of Prescribed Fire in Sequoia National Park 3.0 MB
Kerry J. Dawson and Steven E. Greco
Young Growth Management of Giant Sequoia 291 KB
Donald P. Gasser
Giant Sequoia Management in the National Forests of California 230 KB
Ronald Stewart, Sandra H. Key, Bruce A. Waldron, and Robert R. Rogers

Appendix

Speakers List 85 KB

Citation

Aune, Philip S., technical coordinator  1994.  Proceedings of the symposium on Giant Sequoias: their place in the ecosystem and society; June 23-25, 1992; Visalia, CA.  Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-151. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Depart-ment of Agriculture; 170 p.

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