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Twenty Years' Growth on a Redwood Sample Plot

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A one-acre sample plot of 85-year-old California coast redwoods on a high Site I, on which growth data have been recorded for 20 years, shows the phenomenal yield of 223,034 board feet, not including an additional 21,400 board feet accretion on 5 old-growth residual redwoods and a small amount of alder. During the decade when the stand was between 65 and 75 years of age, the periodic annual growth exceeded 5,000 board feet per acre.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor of Forestry, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.

Publication date: January 1, 1945

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
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