EFI : European Forest Institute
Le réseau pour la gestion durable des forêts cultivées.

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Site code DS25

Location Arengosse

Region Aquitaine

Country France

Local name Les Pins de Toulouse

Partner CRPF_Aquitaine


Site characteristics

Orientation: FLAT, Slope:1.0°, Soil :PODZOLS, Bedrock : eolian sands

PH :4.5,


Arengosse is part of the river basin of the Bès, tributary of the Midouze river. No stream can be found near the demonstration site which is located in a poorly drained area. Several ditches regulate the water table level in winter.

Short History of the site

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MAIN SYLVICULTURAL OPTION DEMONSTRATED : comparison of different soil preparation methods Factors of interest related to climate change: effect of soil preparation on root development/stand stability effect of soil preparation on water supply/sensitivity to drought.STAND AND SITE DESCRIPTION New plantation of maritime pine, on a clear-cut unit. The stand is located in the area most damaged by the Klaus storm. The wood remnants were grinded.

Generalities of the site