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Title: Thinning young oak stands on poor sites in southern New Jersey does not pay

Author: Little, S.; Somes, H. A.;

Date: 1956

Source: Forest Research Note NE-58. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

Publication Series: Forest Research Note

Description: Between 1933 and 1940 the Civilian Conservation Corps undertook many cultural operations in the state forests of southern New Jersey; one of the most common was thinnings in predominantly oak stands on upland sites. The thinnings varied from very light - removing only trees that would soon die - to very heavy. They were usually justified on the prevalent notion that growth of the residual stems would be stimulated.

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Little, S.; Somes, H. A. 1956. Thinning young oak stands on poor sites in southern New Jersey does not pay. Forest Research Note NE-58. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

 


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