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Benefits from Thinning Black WillowAuthor(s): R. L. Johnson; J. S. McKnight
Source: Research Note SO-RN-89. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionBlack willow stands 18 and 24 years old were cut from about 130 square feet of basal area per acre to near 95, 75, and 55 square feet. Growth was best on plots thinned to 55 square feet in the 24-year-old stand and to 95 square feet in the 18-yearold stand. The stands were along the Mississippi River.
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CitationJohnson, R. L.; McKnight, J. S. 1969. Benefits from Thinning Black Willow. Research Note SO-RN-89. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
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