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Florida Forest Service administers sound forest management practices, which maintains the integrity of the environment and provides for Florida’s future natural resource needs and manage public lands for their unique character and to provide multiple public benefits. To achieve the establishment success of a pine stand, forest managers must analyze all factors that play a role in the regeneration process. The primary purpose of reforestation is to establish a well-stocked stand of pine seedlings in a manner that will ensure, under favorable weather conditions, acceptable survival and growth rates for the seedlings.