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Fertilizing and thinning northern hardwoods in the Lake States.Author(s): Douglas M. Stone
Source: Research Paper NC-141. 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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DescriptionReports results of fertilizing and thinning pole-size sugar maple and yellow birch crop trees on six different sites. Thinning significantly increased diameter growth, but fertilization did not. Crop trees on moist (moderately well-drained) soils have tended to respond to fertilization. Discusses silvicultural implications.
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CitationStone, Douglas M. 1977. Fertilizing and thinning northern hardwoods in the Lake States. Research Paper NC-141. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsforest fertilization, crop tree release, intensive silviculture, site quality, forest soils
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