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1. In the study by Liecthy and Fristoe, basal area and density of woody competition in the herbicide and herbicide and fertilizer treatment was approximately what percentage less than the other treatments?

a) 12-15%
b) 48-51%
c) 73-78%
2. To use the sequential sampling plan recommended by Fidgen et al., a manager should:
a) count adelgids on new shoots of four branch tips from the lower half of a single tree's crown.
b) count the number of new shoots infested with adelgids of four branch tips from the lower half of a single tree's crown
c) count adelgids on new shoots of four branch tips from the lower half of ten trees' crowns

3. In the study by Lhotka and Loewenstein, cherrybark oak and water oak were approximately what percent taller following complete midstory removal compared to no midstory removal?

a) 80-83%
b) 52-56%
c) 25-27%

4. What factor was suggested by Lhotka and Loewenstein as most likely to explain why midstory removal increased the survival and growth of oak and other hardwood seedlings?

a) Water availability
b) Light availability
c) Nutrient availability

5. Common wintering bird species in intensively established pine plantations of the Lower Coastal Plain include:

a) American robin, Carolina chickadee, Carolina wren, dark-eyed junco, eastern bluebird, eastern towhee, northern bobwhite, ruby-crowned kinglet, song sparrow, and yellow-rumped warbler.
b) American woodcock, black vulture, common ground-dove, downy woodpecker, golden-crowned kinglet, loggerhead shrike, northern flicker, palm warbler, and white-eyed vireo.
c) blue grosbeak, Carolina dhickadee, Carolina wren, eastern towhee, gray catbird, hooded warbler, indigo bunting, northern mockingbird, orchard oriole, prairie warbler, yellow-breasted chat.
6. Which of the following was a management treatment applied in the study by Amateis and Burkhart?
a) fertilization
b) removal of midstory vegetation
c) herbaceous and woody vegetation control

7. The study by Stewart et al. found that in a typical year at a given location:

a) loblolly pine sheds pollen before shortleaf pine does.
b) loblolly pine and shortleaf pine shed pollen simultaneously.
c) loblolly pine sheds pollen after shortleaf pine does.
8. Which of the following is NOT a recommended means of suppressing hybrids by Stewart et al.?
a) A buffer of forest trees other than shortleaf pine and loblolly pine should be planted between loblolly pine plantations and naturally regenerating shortleaf pine forests.
b) Regular fire should be used to suppress hybrid seedlings.
c) Seedlings with weak basal crooks should be preferentially planted over seedlings with strong basal crooks..
9. In the study by Haywood, what was the main factor that affected treatment responses between the two studies by longleaf pine aside from the herbaceous and woody plant control treatments?
a) Fertilization
b) Seedling mortality
c) Soils

10. Schweitzer found that clearcutting via mechanical harvesting operations of upland hardwood table top sites on the Cumberland Plateau can result in:

a) severe soil disturbance and compaction
b) seedlings pulled from the ground by logging activities.
c) a decline in the number of seedlings from 1 to 2 feet in height.