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A key for the Forest Service hardwood tree gradesAuthor(s): Gary W. Miller; Leland F. Hanks; Harry V., Jr. Wiant
Source: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 3(1): 19-22.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionA dichotomous key organizes the USDA Forest Service hardwood tree grade specifications into a stepwise procedure for those learning to grade hardwood sawtimber. The key addresses the major grade factors, tree size, surface characteristics, and allowable cull deductions in a series of paried choices that lead the user to a decision regarding tree grade.
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CitationMiller, Gary W.; Hanks, Leland F.; Wiant, Harry V., Jr. 1986. A key for the Forest Service hardwood tree grades. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 3(1): 19-22.
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