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Thinning strategies for aspen: a prediction model.

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Perala, Donald A.

Year Published

1978

Publication

Research Paper NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

Derives thinning strategies to maximize volume yields of aspen fiber, sawtimber, and veneer. Demonstrates how yields are affected by growing season climatic variation and periodic defoliation by forest tent caterpillar.

Keywords

Populus tremuloides; Quaking aspen; merchantable volume; forest tent caterpillar; soil moisture; air temperature

Citation

Perala, Donald A. 1978. Thinning strategies for aspen: a prediction model. Research Paper NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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