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Observations on the Thinning of Fifteen-Year-Old Norway Pine

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Four 1/10-acre plots were established in a dense fifteen-year old stand of Norway pine in 1927. Remeasurements were made in 1932. Loss in numbers could not be correlated with the degree of thinning. No significant differences in diameter growth were apparent. The more lightly thinned plots showed a better height growth than the heavier thinnings. No conclusive results can be arrived at from one remeasurement.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Cloquet Forest Experiment Station, Cloquet, Minn.

Publication date: 1933-11-01

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