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Epicormic sproutingAuthor(s): Richard M. Godman
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 4.11
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThin too much the first time and you are likely to get a surge of epicormic sprouts. These small branches that can mar a clean bole and cause serious degrade often develop profusely in pole and small sawtimber before and after initial thinning, particularly under even-age management.
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CitationGodman, Richard M. 1992. Epicormic sprouting. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 4.11
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