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Notes and Observations: Portable X-Ray Equipment in Forestry Research

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Abstract:

A Picker 50 KV X-ray unit has been successfully adapted for field use and tested in studies of a variety of forest inserts without destroying their habitat. X-ray photographs have given information impossible to obtain with conventional destructive sampling procedures. The equipment gives very little trouble in the field and is completely safe to use without the necessity of heavy shielding.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Publication date: 1965-07-01

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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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