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A method of evaluating forest site quality from soil, forest cover, and indicator plantsAuthor(s): Marinus Westveld
Source: Station Paper NE-48. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionForesters have overlooked too long the importance of soil as a factor in successful timber production. Greatest production in amount and quality of wood at the smallest cost can be attained by growing the tree species that are best suited to the climate and the soil of the locality in question.
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CitationWestveld, Marinus 1952. A method of evaluating forest site quality from soil, forest cover, and indicator plants. Station Paper NE-48. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
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