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Title: Effect of pruning on growth of western white pine

Author: Helmers, Austin E.;

Date: 1946

Source: Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Pruning for production of clear lumber is being recognized more and more as a desirable silvicultural measure. The author's study on western white pine confirms earlier findings on other species that not more than one-third of the line crown should be removed in any pruning operation.

Keywords: pruning, growth, western white pine

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Helmers, Austin E. 1946. Effect of pruning on growth of western white pine. Journal of Forestry. 44(9): 673-676.


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