Snow Damage in Young Northern Hardwoods and Rapid Recovery
Author: Blum, Barton M.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 64, Number 1, 1 January 1966 , pp. 16-18(3)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Snow damage that occurred during 1958 in a 7-year-old stand of paper and yellow birch in New Hampshire was not as disastrous as it originally appeared. Data on the development of the stand since damage occurred--including stand quality, stocking species composition, and sample tree growth--indicates young northern hardwood stands have the capacity to recover rapidly from snow damage and in some cases may benefit from it.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silvicultst, Northeastern Forest Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric., Laconia, N. H.
Publication date: 1966-01-01
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