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Origin and Results of the Seed-Tree Experiment with Norway Pine on the Chippewa National Forest

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The Morris Act of 1902 providing for seed-tree cutting and slash disposal on what is now the Chippewa National Forest constitutes this country's first attempt at legislative silviculture. Professor Chapman gives an historical account of the events leading up to its passage and presents the views of several prominent foresters as to its results.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Professor emeritus of forestry, Yale School of Forestry, New Haven, Conn.

Publication date: March 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.

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