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INT-GTR-177: Forest succession on four habitat types in western Montana


Arno, Stephen F.; Simmerman, Dennis G.; Keane, Robert E. 1985. Forest succession on four habitat types in western Montana. General Technical Report INT-177. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 74 p.

Presents classifications of successional community types on four major forest habitat types in western Montana. Classifications show the sequences of seral community types developing after stand-replacing wildfire and clearcutting with broadcast burning, mechanical scarification, or no followup treatment. Information is provided for associating vegetational response to treatments.

Keywords: forest succession, plant communities, vegetation modeling, forest ecology, fire effects


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Title: INT-GTR-177: Forest succession on four habitat types in western Montana
Publish Date: April 5, 2008
Last Update:
April 5, 2008

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