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Thinning and fertilizing red pine to increase growth and cone production.Author(s): John H. Cooley
Source: Research Paper NC-42. 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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DescriptionCone production and growth were increased more by heavy thinning than by fertilizing in 53- and 55-year-old natural red pine stands growing on medium sites, and in a 20-year-old plantation on a good site.
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CitationCooley, John H. 1970. Thinning and fertilizing red pine to increase growth and cone production. Research Paper NC-42. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPinus resinosa, red pine, thinning, fertilizing, cone production
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