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Books and Publications

  • Troup, R.S. Silvicultural Systems. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928.
    • Title, Table of Contents, Introduction (ch. I)
    • The Clearcutting System (ch. II)
    • Systems of Successive Regeneration Fellings and Shelterwood Systems, The Uniform System (ch. III and IV)
    • The Group System (ch. V)
    • The Irregular Shelterwood System (ch. VI)
    • Strip Systems (ch. VII)
    • The Wedge System (ch. VIII)
    • Selection System, Two-Storied High Forest, High Forest with Standards (ch. IX, X, XI)
    • The Coppice System (ch. XII)
    • The Coppice Selection System (ch. XIII)
    • Coppice with Standards (ch. XIV)
    • Conversion of Coppice Systems to High Forest (ch. XV)
    • Development and Characteristics of High Forest Systems (ch. XIX)
    • Combinations of Systems (ch. XVI)
    • Choice of System (ch. XVII)
    • Changes of System (ch. XVIII)
    • Index
Book Chapters

  • The Practice of Silviculture, Smith 1986
    •      The Response of Individual Trees to Thinning and Pruning (ch.2)
    •     Ecology of Regeneration (ch.7)
  • Oak Forest Ecosystems, McShea 2003
    •       The Ecological Basis for Oak Silviculture in Eastern North America (ch.5)
  • Timber Management: A Quantitative Approach, Clutter et al. 1983
    •       Growing Stock and Stand Density (ch.3)
Figures from Silvicultural Texts (link) 

Bibliography for selected figures and chapters

  • Clutter, J.L., J.C. Fortson, L.V. Pienaar, G.H. Brister, and R.L. Bailey. 1983. Timber management: A quantitative approach. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 333 p.
  • Davis, L.S., K.N. Johnson, P. Bettinger, and T.E. Howard. 2001. Forest Management. Waveland Press, Long Grove, IL. 804 p.
  • Hicks, R.R., Jr. 1998. Ecology and management of Central Hardwood forests. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, NY. 412 p.
  • Johnson, P.S., S.R. Shifley, and R. Rogers. 2002. The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaks.
  • McShea, W.J., and W.M. Healy (eds.). 2003. Oak Forest Ecosystems: Ecology and Management for Wildlife. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland. 456 p.
  • Nyland, R.D. 2002. Silviculture: Concepts and applications. McGraw Hill, Boston, MA. 682 p.
  • Schnur, G.L. 1937. Yield, stand, and volume tables for even-aged upland oak forests. US Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin No. 560. 87 p.
  • Smith, D.M. 1986. The Practice of Silviculture. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, NY. 527 p.
  • Smith, D.M., B.C. Larson, M.J. Kelty, and M.S. Ashton. 1997. The Practice of Silviculture: Applied Forest Ecology. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, NY. 537 p.
  • Tappeiner, J.C., D.A. Maguire, and T.B. Harrington. 2007. Silviculture and Ecology of Western U.S. Forests. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR. 440 p.

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