Is artificial forest pruning a good financial investment? This question confronts owners of young timber throughout the country. But "yes" or "no" answers are not always forthcoming--at least not without considerable qualifications. Yet the financial outcome of pruning can be estimated. This article suggests one way to make this important prediction.
Document Type: Journal Article
Forester, Puget Sound Research Center, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
Publication date: November 1, 1952
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