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Maintaining site productivity by thinning and tree improvementAuthor(s): William R. Harms
Source: Society of American Foresters
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionPrecommercial thinning of overly dense stands at about age 3 greatly increase yields of slash and loblolly pine. Several long term studies demonstrate that many options are available for commercial thinning. Genetically improved seedlings promise to increase overall productivity.
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CitationHarms, William R. 1983. Maintaining site productivity by thinning and tree improvement. Society of American Foresters. 83(9): 77-88.
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