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The Use of the Two-Hand Pruning Shear in Forest Pruning

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In a previous number of the Journal (36:588-599. 1938) the results obtained with various tools and methods in an experimental pruning of white pine were reported. In that study the California 5 1/2 pt. saw was found to be the most efficient tool for the 0 to 7-foot bole division. The following paper is quite largely a summary of the results and opinions of other workers with respect to the use of the two-hand pruning shear in forest pruning.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: July 1, 1939

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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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