Diameter Growth of Ponderosa Pine as Related to Age and Crown Development

Author: Krauch, Hermann

Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 32, Number 1, 1 January 1934 , pp. 68-71(4)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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This paper deals with a subject of much importance in forest management. It evolves in forestry the principle that growth is directly related to the active leaf area. This principle is universally accepted by plant physiologists, but where foresters have accepted it they have done so rather unconsciously in empirical deductions.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Silviculturist, S. W. Forest and Range Experiment Station

Publication date: January 1, 1934

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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