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Estimating bottomland hardwood growth and yieldAuthor(s):
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 5.05
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionMost bottomland hardwoods grow on very productive sites-site index 70 or more. A fully stocked immature stand (table 1, fig. 1) requires tending throughout its life. The goal is to attain a stand of approximately 50 high quality trees of commercial species per acre at maturity. Releasing these crop trees can result in the cumulative yield of 2,000-4,000 board feet per acre and 30-35 cords of poletimber and topwood from the thinnings before the final harvest.
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CitationMyers, Charles C. 1989. Estimating bottomland hardwood growth and yield. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 5.05
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