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    Author(s): C. B. Briscoe; M. Chudnoff
    Date: 1964
    Source: Forest Service ITF-1. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Institute of Tropical Forestry. 3 p.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)
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    Description

    There is an extensive literature dealing with techniques and gadgets to facilitate counting tree growth rings. A relatively simple method is described below, satisfactory for species too difficult to count in the field, but not sufficiently difficult to require the preparation of microscope slides nor staining techniques.

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    Citation

    Briscoe, C. B.; Chudnoff, M. 1964. Counting Tree Growth Rings Moderately Difficult to Distinguish. Forest Service ITF-1. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Institute of Tropical Forestry. 3 p.

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