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Variation in sugar content in a budded sugar maple cloneAuthor(s): Frank S., Jr. Santamour; Frank E. Cunningham
Source: Research Note NE-17. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe production of maple sugar and maple syrup from the sap of the sugar maple tree (Acer saccharum Marsh.) is an important industry in the Northeast, particularly in Vermont and New York. Although it has been recognized for a long time that some trees are sweeter than others - have a higher sugar content in their sap - systematic study of ways to improve sugar production by this species was begun only rather recently.
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CitationSantamour, Frank S., Jr.; Cunningham, Frank E. 1964. Variation in sugar content in a budded sugar maple clone. Research Note NE-17. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
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