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    Author(s): Richard D. Cosens
    Date: 1952
    Source: Journal of Forestry. 50(12): 939-940
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Epicormic branches have developed on white fir (Abies concolor) one to two years after part of the live limbs were removed in a pruning experiment. The appearance of an average of six epicormic sprouts per tree raises some doubt as to the desirability of planting this species.

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    Cosens, Richard D. 1952. Epicormic branching on pruned white fir. Journal of Forestry. 50(12): 939-940

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