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    Author(s): T. J. Grisez
    Date: 1967
    Source: Research Note NE-57. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Black cherry trees that had large crown ratios and were 4 to 6 inches d. b. h. were pruned to various heights. Epicormic sprouting was severe and diameter growth at breast height was reduced on trees pruned to 75 percent of their height. Most trees pruned to 50 percent show little or no adverse effect after 3 years.

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    Grisez, T. J. 1967. Pruning open-grown black cherry. Research Note NE-57. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.

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