Project Code: WEYDV-02-012
Program: FRIP
Area:Applied Research
Sponsor:Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Project Status:Complete

The project consisted of several individual projects to address key issues regarding the factors controlling suckering in existing aspen stands. Projects included investigating the importance of density of sucker regeneration on the early growth of aspen, examining root mass of stands of different densities, and assessing the effects of Calamagrostis canadensis grass competition on the growth of aspen seedlings.  The final report consisted of several thesis chapters by various students supervised by Victor J. Lieffers from the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta.