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Effect of thinning on height and diameter growth of oak & yellow-poplar saplingsAuthor(s): Rufus H., Jr. Allen; David A. Marquis; David A. Marquis
Source: Res. Pap. NE-173. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionStudying the response to thinning of a 7- to 9-year-old upland hardwood sapling stand, we found that height growth of yellow-poplar and oak trees was markedly reduced by heavy thinning. This suggests that stand density should be carefully controlled to achieve maximum benefit from thinnings in very young stands.
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CitationAllen, Rufus H., Jr.; Marquis, David A. 1970. Effect of thinning on height and diameter growth of oak & yellow-poplar saplings. Res. Pap. NE-173. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
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