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First forest soil survey gives significant results.Author(s): Robert F. Tarrant
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 36, p. 1-4
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe first forest soil survey on national forest lands in the Pacific Northwest was completed last year on the Pringle Falls Experimental Forest when a detailed soil map covering four square miles was made by W.J. Leighty, Assistant Inspector, Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils and Agricultural Engineering. Arrangements for the survey were made by Region 6 of the Forest Service. The purpose of the work was to establish soil, site, and type relationships to aid the reforestation program in the pine region, This is a summary of the findings.
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CitationTarrant, Robert F. 1947. First forest soil survey gives significant results. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 36, p. 1-4
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- Forest growth in the Douglas fir region.
- Experience with basal area estimation by prisms in lodgepole pine.
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