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Average growth rates in the spruce-fir region of New England, based on remeasured plotsAuthor(s): C. Allen Bickford; Franklin R. Longwood; Robert Bain
Source: Station Paper NE-140. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe fact that trees grow makes the extraction of logs and bolts from a forest different from the extraction of ore from a mine. Every mine has a limit, and sooner or later it must be abandoned, either because the vein has run out or because the mine has become too costly to operate. But a properly managed forest - one where cutting maintains production - never becomes exhausted by harvesting operations alone.
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CitationBickford, C. Allen; Longwood, Franklin R.; Bain, Robert 1961. Average growth rates in the spruce-fir region of New England, based on remeasured plots. Station Paper NE-140. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
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