Introduction to Forestry. Hoyt Ponder Submitted October 20, 2005. Objectives. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: Describe the forest resources of Louisiana and our region. Explain primary and secondary growth of a tree.
Submitted October 20, 2005
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
What are the main differences in a tree and a shrub?What makes up forest?
of plant (bark)
and mineral salts
organic food and sugars
a new growth ring
tell you a great deal
about a tree
Tolerant has relatively equal growth with different levels of sunlight (southern magnolia, beech)
Many of the important commercial and wildlife species are intolerant trees. Much of forest management has focused on maintaining communities of intolerant species.Tolerance