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Tree Pruning By Annual Removal of Lateral Buds

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Pruning of young trees to increase the value of the butt log is receiving increasing attention. The experiments described in this article indicate both advantages and disadvantages in the pruning of red pine by removal of lateral buds, with further work needed to determine the relative effectiveness of the method.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Silviculturist, Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Maintained at Madison 5, Wisconsin, in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin, Senior Member, S.A.F.

Publication date: July 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
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