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Growth and yield of sitka spruce and western hemlock at Cascade Head Experimental Forest, Oregon.Author(s): Stephen H. Smith; John F. Bell; Francis R. Herman; Thomas See
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-325. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 36 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionA study established in 83-year-old, even-aged stands of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) and western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.) at Cascade Head Experimental Forest in the Siuslaw National Forest on the Oregon coast traces their development for 33 years. Statistical data collected from 12 permanent sample plots during four periods of growth illustrate the tremendous productive capacity of the Sitka sprucewestern hemlock type.
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CitationSmith, Stephen H.; Bell, John F.; Herman, Francis R.; See, Thomas. 1984. Growth and yield of sitka spruce and western hemlock at Cascade Head Experimental Forest, Oregon. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-325. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 36 p
Keywordsincrement (volume), stand volume, increment (basal area), increment (height), even-aged stands, Sitka spruce, Picea sitchensis, western hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla
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