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Tapping near old tapholes in sugar maple trees

Author(s):

H. Clay Smith

Year:

1971

Publication type:

Research Note (RN)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Northeastern Research Station

Source:

Research Note NE-126. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.

Description

A study of sugar maple tapping indicated that sugar producers can drill a new taphole within 1 inch of an old taphole in a horizontal direction and obtain normal sap and sap-sugar yields.

Citation

Smith, H. Clay. 1971. Tapping near old tapholes in sugar maple trees. Research Note NE-126. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.

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