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Paraformaldehyde pellet not necessary in vacuum-pumped maple sap system

Author(s):

H. Clay Smith
Carter B. Gibbs

Year:

1970

Publication type:

Research Note (RN)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Northeastern Research Station

Source:

Research Note NE-118. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

Description

In a study of sugar maple sap collection through a vacuum-pumped plastic tubing system, yields were compared between tapholes in which paraformaldehyde pellets were used and tapholes without pellets, Use of the pellets did not increase yield.

Citation

Smith, H. Clay; Gibbs, Carter B. 1970. Paraformaldehyde pellet not necessary in vacuum-pumped maple sap system. Research Note NE-118. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

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