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Height growth of red pine on fine-textured soils.Author(s): David H. Alban; Donald H. Prettyman
Source: Research Paper NC-249. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionHeight growth was determined by stem analysis for red pine in 12 natural and 10 planted stands on well-drained, fine textured soils. Growth closely followed the Gervorkiantz site index curves. When calculating site index, an age adjustment is desirable if the trees take longer than 8 years to attain breast height.
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CitationAlban, David H.; Prettyman, Donald H. 1984. Height growth of red pine on fine-textured soils. Research Paper NC-249. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsalfisols, growth intercept, site index, Pinus resinosa, red pine
- An improved growth intercept method for estimating site index of red pine.
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- Estimating investment returns from growing red pine.
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