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    Author(s): L. O. Safford
    Date: 1983
    Source: Res. Pap. NE-535. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 29p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Description

    This revised guide provides practical information on silvicultural treatments to grow paper birch as a timber crop. It covers treatments for existing stands, the regeneration of new stands, and subsequent culture to maturity. The stocking chart has been revised to reflect results of current growth studies.

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    Citation

    Safford, L. O. 1983. Silvicultural guide for paper birch in the northeast (revised). Res. Pap. NE-535. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiement Station. 29p.

    Keywords

    Silviculture, cutting systems, Betula papyrifera

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