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    Author(s): B.E. Cutter; K. Hunt; J.D. Haywood
    Date: 1999
    Source: Agroforestry Systems 44: 305–312, 1999.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Abstract. Tree height, diameter, and grade were measured on 14 cattle grazing trial plots located on the Palustris Experimental Forest in Louisiana’s Kisatchie National Forest. These plots had been established in the early 1960s. Mensurational data was gathered on 28 trees from grazed sites and another 28 from ungrazed plots. Increment cores were also taken from these trees. Statistical analyses showed no effect attributable to grazing on any of the variables measured: tree height, tree diameter at breast height, tree grade, growth rate, amount of latewood, unextracted specific gravity, or tracheid length.

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    Cutter, B.E.; Hunt, K.; Haywood, J.D. 1999. Tree/Wood Quality in Slash Pine Following Longterm Cattle Grazing. Agroforestry Systems 44: 305–312, 1999.

    Keywords

    growth rate, Pinus elliottii, specific gravity, tracheid length, tree grade

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