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    Author(s): Austin E. Helmers
    Date: 1946
    Source: Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Pruning for production of clear lumber is being recognized more and more as a desirable silvicultural measure. The author's study on western white pine confirms earlier findings on other species that not more than one-third of the line crown should be removed in any pruning operation.

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    Helmers, Austin E. 1946. Effect of pruning on growth of western white pine. Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.


    pruning, growth, western white pine

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