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    Author(s): H. Clay Smith
    Date: 1971
    Source: Research Note NE-137. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    The amount of sugar maple sap that can move through plastic tubing is controlled by several factors. The most important are tubing diameter and slope percent. Estimates are given of the number of tapholes that can be used with combinations of these variables.

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    Smith, H. Clay. 1971. Sap volume flow as influenced by tubing diameter and slope percent. Research Note NE-137. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.

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