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Snow bending of sugar pine and ponderosa seedlings ... injury not permanent.Author(s): William W. Oliver
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-225. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionSugar pine and ponderosa pine seedlings in the Sierra Nevada, California, with stems bent by heavy snow loads were photographed the next summer and 10 years later. The photographs show that all trees recovered, leaving no permanent stem crook.
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CitationOliver, William W. 1970. Snow bending of sugar pine and ponderosa seedlings ... injury not permanent. Res. Note PSW-RN-225. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
KeywordsPinus lambertiana, Pinus ponderosa, snow damage
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