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Manager's handbook for balsam fir in the North Central States.Author(s): William F. Johnston
Source: General Technical Report NC-111. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionPresents the resource manager with a key to the recommended practices for managing balsam fir stands, especially for timber. Discusses control of growth , establishment, composition, and damaging agents; also discusses managing for boughs and Christmas trees, wildlife habitat, esthetics, water. Includes information on estimating yield and growth.
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CitationJohnston, William F. 1986. Manager''s handbook for balsam fir in the North Central States. General Technical Report NC-111. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsAbies balsamea, Lake States, timber management, silviculture, spruce budworm control, wildlife management, balsam fir
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