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Effect of pruning on growth of western white pine

Posted date: August 13, 2015
Publication Year: 
1946
Authors: Helmers, Austin E.
Publication Series: 
Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Source: Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.

Abstract

Pruning for production of clear lumber is being recognized more and more as a desirable silvicultural measure. The author's study on western white pine confirms earlier findings on other species that not more than one-third of the line crown should be removed in any pruning operation.

Citation

Helmers, Austin E. 1946. Effect of pruning on growth of western white pine. Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.