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Growth, dry weight yields, and specific gravity of 3-year-old Populus grown under intensive culture.Author(s): David H. Dawson; J.G Isebrands; John C. Gordon
Source: Research Paper NC-122. 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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DescriptionIn a nearly optimal cultural environment, Populus 'Tristis #1' grown for 3 years, planted at 9 by 9 inch spacing produced the equivalent of over 4 tons/acre/year of ovendry wood with specific gravity comparable to native aspen wood. Trees planted at wider spacings yielded less.
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CitationDawson, David H.; Isebrands, J.G; Gordon, John C. 1976. Growth, dry weight yields, and specific gravity of 3-year-old Populus grown under intensive culture. Research Paper NC-122. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus sp., spacing-effects, plant-density, short-rotation forestry, maximum yield, aspen
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