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Seasonal and cumulative loblolly pine development under two stand density and fertility levels through four growing seasonsAuthor(s): James D. Haywood
Source: Res. Pap. SO-283. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionA loblolly pine stand was subjected to two cultural treatments to determine treatment effects in the 9th through 12th growing seasons. Thining resulted in less spring height growth in the 9th and 10th growing seasons than no thinning, but thinning resulted in more diameter growth each year. Fertilization increased height and diameter growth beginning in the 10th growing season, with the effect of fertilization on diameter growth being most pronounced on the thinned plota.
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CitationHaywood, James D. 1994. Seasonal and cumulative loblolly pine development under two stand density and fertility levels through four growing seasons. Res. Pap. SO-283. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
KeywordsIntermediate harvesting, nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization, Pinus taeda L, thinning
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