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Title: Five Years' Growth of Pruned and Unpruned Cottonwood Planted at 40- by 40-Foot Spacing
Author: Krinard, Roger M.;
Source: Res. Note SO-252. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Four pruning treatments have been applied for 5 years on cottonwood (Populus deltoides Bartr.) select clone Stoneville 66, planted at 40- by 40-ft spacing. As pruning severity increased, average diameter and maximum crown width decreased. Diameters ranged from 9.2 inches for trees pruned half of height yearly to 11.4 inches for unpruned trees; crown widths ranged from 16.5 to 24.6 ft.
Keywords: Populus deltoides
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Krinard, Roger M. 1979. Five Years'' Growth of Pruned and Unpruned Cottonwood Planted at 40- by 40-Foot Spacing. Res. Note SO-252. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
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