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Light Cutting in Black Spruce is Practicable

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A study of growth and mortality in recently cutover stands of swamp black spruce in Minnesota has led to the conclusions that windthrow is not so serious a hazard as is commonly supposed and that partial cutting offers attractive possibilities for maintaining good rates of growth.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Silvlculturist, Lake States Forest Experiment Station, maintained by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, at St. Paul, Minn.

Publication date: July 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.
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