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Tapholes drilled into frozen sugar maples close slowlyAuthor(s): Russell S. Walters
Source: Research Note NE-265. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-2.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionTapholes drilled into frozen maple tissues remain open longer than tapholes drilled into trees that have not frozen. Taphole closure was not affected by the speed of the tapper drill bit.
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CitationWalters, Russell S. 1978. Tapholes drilled into frozen sugar maples close slowly. Research Note NE-265. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-2.
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