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    Author(s): William F. Johnston
    Date: 1986
    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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    Description

    Presents 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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    Citation

    Johnston, 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

    Keywords

    Abies balsamea, Lake States, timber management, silviculture, spruce budworm control, wildlife management, balsam fir

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