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    Author(s): Robert H. Ruth; A.S. Harris
    Date: 1979
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-088. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Description

    Ecological and management information for the coastal western hemlock-Sitka spruce forests is summarized in this report. Areas of emphasis include logging methods, silvicultural systems, natural and artificial regeneration, residue disposal, weed control, thinning, growth and yield, and forest protection. Consideration is given site protection and nontimber values as well a s timber management.

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    Citation

    Ruth, Robert H.; Harris, A.S. 1979. Management of western Hemlock-sitka spruce forests for timber production. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-088. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station

    Keywords

    western hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, Sitka spruce, Picea sitchensis, timber management, management (forest), regeneration (stand), site preparation, silviculture

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