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Field measurement of age in quaking aspen in the central Rocky MountainsAuthor(s): H. Todd Mowrer; Wayne D. Shepperd
Source: Res. Note RM-476. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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DescriptionAspen rings can be reliably counted without resorting to laboratory procedures by using a low-power microscope and simple field preparation of cores.
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CitationMowrer, H. Todd; Shepperd, Wayne D. 1987. Field measurement of age in quaking aspen in the central Rocky Mountains. Res. Note RM-476. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, growth rings, age measurement
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