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Influence of overstory removal and western spruce budworm defoliation on growth of advance conifer regeneration in Montana

Publications Posted on: January 05, 2012
Twelve-year postharvest diameter growth of advance Douglas-fir, Engelmann spruce, and subalpine fir regeneration and 11-year height growth of Douglas-fir and subalpine fir accelerated in response to decreasing competition. Competition was reflected in degree of overstory removal and change in plot basal area.