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Value of Small-Crowned Ponderosa Pines in Reserve Stands in the Southwest

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In the past there has been a tendency on the part of foresters to consider trees with small or abnormal crowns as poor individuals to leave in stands after cutting. Some trees have abnormal crowns because of disease, insect attack, or breakage; others because of suppression. A study of trees in the latter group, in northern Arizona, evaluates them in the light of their growth potentialities.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Silviculturist, Tropical Forest Experiment Station, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Southwestern Forest and Range Experiment Station

Publication date: 1942-10-01

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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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