The investigator in this instance found large-scale thinnings in young Jack pine stands economically unsatisfactory since the resulting product could not be marketed. Volume growth in itself was not stimulated sufficiently to justify thinning, however, since the growth was accnmulated on fewer trees in the case of the thinned plots as compared to unthinned plots, there resulted individual trees of higher quality and more marketable sizes.
Document Type: Journal Article
Forester in Charge, Cloquet Forest Experiment Station, University of Minnesota
Publication date: April 1, 1931
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