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Timber Stand Improvement in the Southwest

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The creation of the C.C.C. and N.I.R.A. made available, almost over night, a volume of man-power for stand improvement work, which was totally unexpected and almost equally unplanned for. Here was an opportunity to make thinnings, weedings, improvement cuttings, prunings, on a quantity production scale--an opportunity which must not be fumbled. How the research and administrative foresters in the Southwest coƶperated to meet the situation, is recounted in what follows.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Director, Southwestern Forest and Range Experiment Station

Publication date: 1935-02-01

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