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    Author(s): Grant Davis
    Date: 1958
    Source: Journal of Forestry. 56(12): 905-908.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Pruning to obtain clear wood on the lower portion of forest trees has been practiced on a limited scale for many years. It became an important operation in the management of national forests after the enactment of the Knutson-Vandenberg Act in 1930. This act provided a means for retaining a portion of timber-sale receipts to finance pruning and other stand improvement work on national forest land. The Forest Service has used K-V deposits in certain areas to expand the pruning program to insure a future supply of highgrade lumber and veneer.

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    Davis, Grant. 1958. Profits from pruning ponderosa pine in relation to pruning diameter. Journal of Forestry. 56(12): 905-908.

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