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Management of western Hemlock-sitka spruce forests for timber production.Author(s): Robert H. Ruth; A.S. Harris
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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DescriptionEcological 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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CitationRuth, 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
Keywordswestern hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, Sitka spruce, Picea sitchensis, timber management, management (forest), regeneration (stand), site preparation, silviculture
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