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Effect of pruning on growth of western white pineAuthor(s): Austin E. Helmers
Source: Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionPruning 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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CitationHelmers, Austin E. 1946. Effect of pruning on growth of western white pine. Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.
Keywordspruning, growth, western white pine
- Natural regeneration in the western white pine type
- Second-growth western white pine stands
- Effect of white pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola) and rust-resistance breeding on genetic variation in western white pine Pinus monticola)
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