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Effects of container volume and shape on the growth of black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P.) seedlings / by D.C. Sutherland. --
The objective of this thesis was to evaluate the growth of black spruce seedlings in containers with four soil volumes (45, 90, 180, 360 cm3) and at three diameter/depth shapes (1:2, 1:3, 1:4). Seedling height, root collar ...
Beaver central place foraging : literature review, model and field test
The spatial distribution of tree cutting activity by beaver (Castor canadensis Kuhl) and tree availability were measured at two beaver colonies near Thunder Bay, Ontario. Beaver maximize the net rate of energy ...
Upland boreal forest northwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario : ecology and applications to silviculture
Multivariate phytosociological methods were used to investigate the ecology of upland boreal forest stands. The ecological information was used to derive silvicultural recommendations. The boreal forest stands did not ...
Root pruning, wrenching and overwinter cold storage : effects on the morphological and physiological condition of transplant Picea glauca [Moench] Voss nursery stock
The objectives of this thesis were to; 1) evaluate the effect of a single early spring root pruning followed by a series of five root wrenching treatments at three week intervals on the morphological condition of rising ...