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    Author(s): Elmer W. Shaw
    Date: 1954
    Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 98, p. 1-2
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Owners of Douglas-fir reproduction stands often ask, "Is this land suited for Christmas tree production, or should I hold it for timber?" In answering this question, foresters will find a consideration of site will usually be helpful as a supplement to personal judgment and experience. The following table shows how some of the stand characteristics, important for both Christmas trees and timber, vary by site class.

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    Shaw, Elmer W. 1954. Douglas-fir site as a basis for selecting Christmas tree lands. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 98, p. 1-2

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