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Title: Influence of stand density on stem quality in pole-size northern hardwoods.

Author: Godman, Richard M.; Books, David J.;

Date: 1971

Source: Research Paper NC-54. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Relates the type and frequency of limbs and limb-related defects in the first two logs of five hardwood species to residual basal area 15 years after initial cutting. Also discusses other tree characteristics influenced by stand density and the applicability of present silvicultural guides to improve stem quality.

Keywords: stand density, stem quality, northern hardwoods

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Godman, Richard M.; Books, David J. 1971. Influence of stand density on stem quality in pole-size northern hardwoods. Research Paper NC-54. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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