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Title: Changes in hardwood growing-stock tree grades

Author: Sonderman, David L.; Rast, Everette D.; Rast, Everette D.

Date: 1987

Source: Res. Pap. NE-608. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Describes changes in provisional tree grades for 351 young, mixed upland hardwood trees 6 years after thinning. Treatments of 30,50, and 70 percent stocking plus a crop-tree release were applied. Results indicate that light thinning and crop-tree thinning produced higher qualitjl and better grade trees than heavy thinning.

Keywords: stand density, thinning, stem quality, grade

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Sonderman, David L.; Rast, Everette D. 1987. Changes in hardwood growing-stock tree grades. Res. Pap. NE-608. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8 p.

 


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