Publications – Richard Kabzems

Listed in order of publication date.

 

  • Kabzems, R., Bokalo, M., Comeau, P.G., and MacIsaac, D.A. 2016.  Managed mixtures of aspen and white spruce 21 to 25 years after establishment.  Forests 7,5; doi:10.3390/f7010005.
  • Kabzems, R., P.G. Comeau, C.N. Filipescu, B. Rogers, and A.F. Linnell. Nemec. 2016.  Creating boreal mixedwoods by planting spruce under aspen: successful establishment in uncertain future climates.  Can. J. For. Res. 46: 1-7.
  • Kabzems, R. and G.J. Harper. 2015. Conifer and vegetation responses to pre-planting applications of glyphosate and hexazinone on a boreal backlog site, Sx trial 82502g-2. Prov. B.C., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 087. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr087.htm [Link]
  • Kabzems, R. 2012. Aspen and white spruce productivity is reduced by organic matter removal and soil compaction. For. Chron. 88(3):306-316 (10.5558/tfc2012-058) [Link]
  • Ponder, F. Jr., R.L. Fleming, S.M. Berch, M.D. Busse, J.D. Elioff, P.W. Hazlett, R.D. Kabzems, J.M. Kranabetter, D.M. Morris, D. Page-Dumroese, B.J. Palik, R.F. Powers, F.G. Sanchez, D.A. Scott, R.H. Stagg, D.M. Stone, D.H. Young, J. Zhang, K.H. Ludovici, D.W. McKenney, D.S. Mossa, P.T. Sanborn, and R.A. Voldseth. 2012. Effects of organic matter removal, soil compaction and vegetation control on 10th year biomass and foliar nutrition: LTSP continent-wide comparisons. For. Ecol. Manage. 278:35-54 [Link]
  • Kabzems, R.D., G. Harper, and P. Fielder. 2011. Growing Space Management in Boreal Mixedwood Forests: 11-Year Results. West. J. Appl. For. 26(2):82-90. 
  • Kabzems, R., G. Harper, and P. Fielder. 2011. Link News. New findings guide management in boreal mixedwood forests. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 12(1):x-xi. 
  • Kabzems, R. and C. DeLong. 2011. Will Minor Spruce Components of Boreal Broadleaf Stands Replace Themselves after Clearcut Harvesting?. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 063. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Tr/Tr063.htm [Link]
  • Dunbar, J., L. McCulloch, and R. Kabzems. 2011. British Columbia’s Northern Interior Forests: Bluejoint Stand Establishment Decision Aid. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 11(3):29-33. 
  • Kabzems, R., S. Dube, M. Curran, B. Chapman, S. Berch, G. Hope, M. Kranabetter, and C. Bulmer. 2011. Maintaining soil productivity in forest biomass chipping operations best management practices for soil conservation. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note 98. www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En98.htm [Link]
  • Comeau, P.G., C.N. Filipescu, R. Kabzems, and C. DeLong. 2009. Growth of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern B.C. - 10 year results. For. Ecol. Manage. 257(3):1087-1094. [Link]
  • Comeau, P.G., C.N. Filipescu, R. Kabzems, and C. DeLong. 2009. Corrigendum to: Growth of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern B.C. - 10 year results. For. Ecol. Manage. 257(7):1629-1636. [Link]
  • McCulloch, L. and R. Kabzems. 2009. British Columbia’s Northeastern Forests: Aspen Complex Stand Establishment Decision Aid. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 10(2):51-58. 
  • Bulmer, C., S.M. Berch, M. Curran, B. Chapman, M. Kranabetter, S. Dube, G. Hope, P. Courtin, and R. Kabzems. 2008. Monitoring the effects of forest practices on soil productivity and hydrologic function. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 9(2):48-59. 
  • Tan, X., S.X. Chang, and R. Kabzems. 2008. Soil compaction and forest floor removal reduced microbial biomass and enzyme activities in a boreal aspen forest soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 44(3):471-479. [Link]
  • Kabzems, R., A. Linnell Nemec, and C. Farnden. 2007. Growing trembling aspen and white spruce intimate mixtures: Early results (13-17 years) and future projections. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 8(1):1-14. 
  • Macadam, A. and R. Kabzems. 2006. Vegetation management improves early growth of white spruce more than mechanical site preparation treatments. N. J. Appl. For. 23(1):35-46 
  • Mariani, L., S.X. Chang, and R. Kabzems. 2006. Effects of tree harvesting, forest floor removal, and compaction on soil microbial biomass, microbial respiration, and N availability in a boreal aspen forest in British Columbia. Soil Biol. Biochem. 38(7):1734-1744 [Link]
  • Fleming, R., R. Powers, N. Foster, J.M. Kranabetter, D.A. Scott, F. Ponder Jr., S. Berch, W. Chapman, R.D. Kabzems, K.H. Ludovici, D.M. Morris, D.S. Page-Dumroese, P. Sanborn, F. Sanchez, D.M. Stone, and A.E. Tiarks. 2006. Effects of organic matter removal, soil compaction, and vegetation control on 5-year seedling performance: a regional comparison of Long-Term Soil Productivity sites. Can. J. For. Res. 36(3):529-550. [Link]
  • Tan, X., R. Kabzems, and S.X. Chang. 2006. Response of forest vegetation and foliar d13C and d15N to soil compaction and forest floor removal in a boreal aspen forest. For. Ecol. Manage. 222(1-3):450-458. [Link]
  • Tan, X., S.X. Chang, and R. Kabzems. 2005. Effects of soil compaction and forest floor removal on soil microbial properties and N transformations in a boreal forest long-term soil productivity study. For. Ecol. Manage. 217(2-3):158-170. [Link]
  • Comeau, P.G., R. Kabzems, J. McClarnon, and J.L. Heineman. 2005. Implications of selected approaches for regenerating and managing western boreal mixedwoods. For. Chron. 81(4):559-574. [Link]
  • Haeussler, S. and R.D. Kabzems. 2005. Aspen plant community response to organic matter removal and soil compaction. Can. J. For. Res. 35(8):2030-2044. [Link]
  • Kabzems, R. and S. Haeussler. 2005. Soil properties, aspen, and white spruce responses 5 years after organic matter removal and compaction treatments. Can. J. For. Res. 35(8):2045-2055. [Link]
  • Kabzems, R. and O. Garcia. 2004. Structure and dynamics of trembling aspen - white spruce mixed stands near Fort Nelson, B.C. Can. J. For. Res. 34(2):384-395. [Link]
  • Comeau, P.G., C.N. Filipescu, R. Kabzems, and C. DeLong. 2004. Early growth of white spruce underplanted beneath spaced and unspaced aspen stands in northeastern British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 34(11):2277-2283. [Link]
  • Harper, G.J. and R.D. Kabzems. 2003. Growing-space management in boreal mixedwood forests - the establishment of EP 1192.01, Fort Nelson River site. B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note 64. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/En/En64.htm [Link]
  • Kabzems, R.D. 2002. Aspen and white spruce responses to organic matter removal and soil compaction in the BWBS long-term soil productivity study. B.C. Min. For. LTSPS Res. Note 06. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Ltsps/Rrn006.htm [Link]
  • Stone, D.M. and R. Kabzems. 2002. Aspen development on similar soils in Minnesota and British Columbia after compaction and forest floor removal. For. Chron. 78(6):886-891. [Link]
  • Fraser, E.C., R. Kabzems, and V.J. Lieffers. 2001. Sheep grazing for vegetation management in the northern forests of British Columbia and Alberta. For. Chron. 77(4):713-719. [Link]
  • Kabzems, R. 2001. Regenerating Boreal Mixedwoods: Three - year results of a Group Shelterwood Silviculture System in Trembling aspen - White spruce Stands. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-24.
  • Kabzems, R.D. 2000. Fourth year responses of aspen and white spruce; the BWBS long-term soil productivity study. B.C. Min. For. LTSPS Res. Note 02. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Ltsps/Rrn002.htm [Link]
  • Kabzems, R.D. 2000. Fourth-year plant community responses: the BWBS long-term soil productivity study. B.C. Min. For. LTSPS Res. Note 03. http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Ltsps/Rrn003.htm [Link]
  • Prescott, C.E., L.M. Zabek, C.L. Staley, and R. Kabzems. 2000. Decomposition of broadleaf and needle litter in forests of British Columbia: influences of litter type, forest type, and litter mixtures. Can. J. For. Res. 30(11):1742-1750 [Link]
  • Prescott, C.E., R. Kabzems, and L.M. Zabek. 1999. Effects of fertilization on decomposition rate of Populus tremuloides foliar litter in a boreal forest. Can. J. For. Res. 29(3):393-397 [Link]
  • Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, and R.D. Kabzems. 1998. Height growth and site index models for trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) in northern British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 102(2-3):157-165. [Link]
  • Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, and R.D. Kabzems. 1998. Site index, site quality, and foliar nutrients of trembling aspen: relationships and predictions. Can. J. For. Res. 28(12):1743-1755 [Link]
  • Fons, J., K. Klinka, and R.D. Kabzems. 1998. Humus forms of trembling aspen ecosystems in northeastern British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 105(1-3):241-250. [Link]
  • Kabzems, R. 1998. Regenerating Boreal Mixedwoods: Initial results of a Group Shelterwood Silviculture System in Trembling Apsen - White Spruce Stands. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-15. 
  • Kabzems, R., R. Negrave, and K. Carroll. 1998. Using Sheep for Vegetation Management In Boreal White Spruce Plantations. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-14. 
  • Kabzems, R.D. 1997. Boreal mixedwood research and extension strategy: identification of issues and goals. Prince George Forest Region, Fort St. John, BC. [PDF 1394KB]
  • Kabzems, R. 1996. Boreal Long Term Soil Productivity Study. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-06. 
  • Kabzems, R. 1996. Where Have All the Big Pores Gone? Impacts of Concentrated Heavy Equipment Traffic on Aeration Porosity and Bulk Density in an Aspen Ecosystem [poster summary]. In: Comeau et al (eds). 1996. Ecology and Management of B.C. Hardwoods - Workshop proceedings December 1 and 2, 1993, Richmond, B.C. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 255. pp. 209-210 [Link]
  • Harrison, S., R. Kabzems, R. Negrave, and D. Lousier. 1994. Ecological processes of the boreal forests of western North America. In Proc. Soc. Am. For. Natl. Conv. 241-246. Paper presented at the Convention "Managing Forests to Meet Peoples' Needs," held September 18-22, 1994, Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Kabzems, R.D. and J.D. Lousier. 1992. Regeneration, Growth and Development of Picea glauca under Populus spp. Canopy in the Boreal White and Black Spruce Zone. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 176. [Link]
  • Massie, M.R.C., E.B. Peterson, and R.D. Kabzems. 1990. An Economic Strategy for Managing Aspen on Private Lands in Northeast British Columbia. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 124. [Link]
  • Peterson, E.B., R.D. Kabzems, and N.M. Peterson. 1989. Hardwood Management Problems in Northeastern British Columbia: An Information Review. B.C. Min. For. and For. Can., Victoria, B.C. FRDA Rep. 066. [Link]
  • Kabzems, R.D. and K. Klinka. 1987. Initial quantitative characterization of soil nutrient regimes. I. Soil properties. Can. J. For. Res. 17(12):1557-1564 [Link]
  • Kabzems, R.D. and K. Klinka. 1987. Initial quantitative characterization of soil nutrient regimes. II. Relationships among soils, vegetation, and site index. Can. J. For. Res. 17(12):1565-1571 [Link]
  • Peterson, E.B., R.D. Kabzems, and N.M. Peterson. 1983. Impact of climatic variation on biomass accumulation in the boreal forest zone: selected references. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Northern Forest Research Centre, Edmonton, Alberta. Information Report NOR-X-254. 366 p. [Link]
  • Peterson, E.B., V.M. Levson, and R.D. Kabzems. 1982. Upper limits of standing crop density for woody species in the prairie provinces. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Northern Forest Research Centre, Edmonton, Alberta. Information Report NOR-X-243. [Link]