Aspen as a Forest Crop in the Lake States
Abstract:Management of aspen in the Lake States has received little attention in the past. Recently a rapidly expanding market for forest products and the heavy drain on other species have focused attention on it. The possibilities of aspen as a forest crop are now being viewed rather optimistically by forest managers. This paper gives information on the possibilities as well as the difficulties of managing aspen.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silviculturist, Lake States Forest Experiment Station, maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, in cooperation with the University of Minnesota, at University Farm, St. Paul.
Publication date: July 1, 1949
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