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Stand basal-area and tree-diameter growth in red spruce-fir forests in Maine, 1960-80Author(s): S.J. Zarnoch; D.A. Gansner; D.S. Powell; T.A. Birch; T.A. Birch
Source: Res. Pap. NE-633. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 18 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionStand basal-area change and individual surviving red spruce d.b.h. growth from 1960 to 1980 were analyzed for red spruce-fir stands in Maine. Regression modeling was used to relate these measures of growth to stand and tree conditions and to compare growth throughout the period. Results indicate a decline in growth.
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CitationZarnoch, S.J.; Gansner, D.A.; Powell, D.S.; Birch, T.A. 1990. Stand basal-area and tree-diameter growth in red spruce-fir forests in Maine, 1960-80. Res. Pap. NE-633. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 18 p.
Keywordsstand basal-area, tree-diameter growth, red spruce, fir, Maine
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