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Thinning strategies for aspen: a prediction model.Author(s): Donald A. Perala
Source: Research Paper NC-161. 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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DescriptionDerives thinning strategies to maximize volume yields of aspen fiber, sawtimber, and veneer. Demonstrates how yields are affected by growing season climatic variation and periodic defoliation by forest tent caterpillar.
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CitationPerala, Donald A. 1978. Thinning strategies for aspen: a prediction model. Research Paper NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, Quaking aspen, merchantable volume, forest tent caterpillar, soil moisture, air temperature
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