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Changes in tree density do not influence epicormic branching of yellow-poplarAuthor(s): H. Clay Smith
Source: Research Note NE-239. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionEpicormic branching was studied in a West Virginia yellow-poplar stand thinned to various tree density levels. Study trees in the 55- to 60-year-old second-growth stand were primarily codominant in crown class with 32 to 48 feet of log height. Eight-year study results indicated that yellow-poplar trees in this age class and locale could be thinned without serious loss of log quality from epicormic branching.
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CitationSmith, H. Clay. 1977. Changes in tree density do not influence epicormic branching of yellow-poplar. Research Note NE-239. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
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