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Crop-tree release thinning in 65-year-old commercial cherry-maple stands (5-year results)Author(s): H. Clay Smith; Gary W. Miller; Neil I. Lamson
Source: Res. Pap. NE-694. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionCrop-tree release was applied to a 65-year-old cherry-maple stand in north central West Virginia. Criteria were developed for selecting crop trees for high quality sawtimber and veneer products. Five-year stand growth, mortality, and ingrowth using basal areas, volume, relative density, and number of trees were discussed for the treatments.
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CitationSmith, H. Clay; Miller, Gary W.; Lamson, Neil I. 1994. Crop-tree release thinning in 65-year-old commercial cherry-maple stands (5-year results). Res. Pap. NE-694. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
Keywordscrop trees, selection criteria, release, thinning, commercial stands, growth, yield, quality
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