Scientific paper

Regeneration Patterns in Planted and Natural Forest Stands Near Knysna, Southern Cape

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 159, issue 1, 1991 , pages: 43–50
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1991.9630394
Author(s): W.A. LübbeDivision of Forest Science and Technology, Saasveld Forestry Research Centre,, C.J. GeldenhuysDivision of Forest Science and Technology, Saasveld Forestry Research Centre,

Abstract

The Diepwalle Arboretum was established in 1926 and consists of a cultivated and uncultivated section. The cultivated section consists of pure stands while the uncultivated section contains both pure and mixed stands. In the cultivated section the understorey vegetation was slashed regularly until 1969 after which natural regeneration was allowed. In 1985 the regeneration was sampled in the natural forest and underneath each of 23 stands in the Arboretum. The following regeneration patterns were observed:

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