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Regeneration and productivity of aspen grown on repeated short rotations.Author(s): Donald A. Perala
Source: Research Paper NC-176. 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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DescriptionRegeneration and productivity of aspen cannot be sustained on rotations shorter than about 8 years. Productivity losses on short rotations are physiological and morphological rather than nutritional in nature. Stump and root collar sprouts, which are rare in mature stands, were more numerous than root suckers.
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CitationPerala, Donald A. 1979. Regeneration and productivity of aspen grown on repeated short rotations. Research Paper NC-176. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, Quaking aspen, suckers, sprouts, productivity, physical properties
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