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Soil Adaptability of White Spruce

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In the study of silviculture, foresters attempt to classify various tree species according to tolerance, soil needs, and climatic requirements. White spruce has generally been classified as being adapted to acid soils. The data here presented bring np an interesting exception to the rule in which this species was found growing on very calcareous soils in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Maintained in cooperation with the Division of Forestry, University of Minnesota, Lake States Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: November 1, 1938

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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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