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    Interactions among plant species and their growth patterns help shape a forest. Various management practices can enhance forest complexity and in return yield benefits that include enhanced growth of desired species, slowing the spread of root disease, and improved wildlife habitat.

    Based on science by Timothy B. Harrington, Warren Devine

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    Parks, Noreen;Ā Harrington, Timothy B.; Devine, Warren. 2010. Toward more diverse forests: helping trees "get along" in a new organization. Science Findings 121. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.


    Douglas-fir, tanoak, thinning, competition, black stain root disease, invasive species. Timothy B. Harrington, Warren Devine

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