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What happens to living cull trees left after heavy cutting in mixed hardwood stands?Author(s): George R., Jr. Trimble; Henry Clay Smith
Source: Research Note NE-12. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn the Appalachian Mountains, the logging operator usually cuts only those trees that he thinks will yield a profit, and leaves the trees that appear to be unprofitable. Generally these unprofitable trees are either below merchantable size or are culls-trees of merchantable size that contain too little sound material to justify harvesting costs.
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CitationTrimble, George R., Jr.; Smith, Henry Clay. 1963. What happens to living cull trees left after heavy cutting in mixed hardwood stands?. Research Note NE-12. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-6
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