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Forest Plantations in Northern Minnesota

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A study by the author of coniferous plantations in northern Minnesota showed that they are usually successful in old fields, on recent severe burns, and on brush-free sandy soils. Deer and rabbits do much damage, but hazel brush is the most difficult factor with which the planter has to contend. Disking and the planting of balsam fir may be feasible methods for its control by public agencies but would be too expensive for use by private owners.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor of Forestry University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn.

Publication date: January 1, 1946

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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
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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