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Epicormic branching on eight species of Appalachian hardwoodsAuthor(s): H. Clay Smith
Source: Research Note NE-53. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionEpicormic branches and associated defects are leading causes of degrade and value loss in lumber sawed from hardwood logs. The degrade may be in the form of small knots, ingrown bark, wood blemishes, and/or rot.
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CitationSmith, H. Clay. 1966. Epicormic branching on eight species of Appalachian hardwoods. Research Note NE-53. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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