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Title: Spacing, Thinning, and Pruning Practices for Young Cottonwood Plantations

Author: Minckler, Leon S.;

Date: 1970

Source: Research Note NC-95. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: The 5-year growth of cottonwood trees planted at five spacing levels is summarized. Wide spacing resulted in better diameter and height growth, but less total wood production per acre than close spacing. Early thinning of closely spaced trees did not maintain diameter growth equal to that of trees with initial wide spacing.

Keywords: spacing, thinning, pruning, cottonwood

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Minckler, Leon S. 1970. Spacing, Thinning, and Pruning Practices for Young Cottonwood Plantations. Research Note NC-95. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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