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Notes and Observations: Spiral Grain in Individual Growth Rings

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Abstract:

The slope of grain in specific growth rings of two 35-foot poles was measured at approximately 9-inch intervals. These measurements indicated that the slope of grain in individual growth rings varies considerably and in any radial cross section it may change as the tree matures.

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Intermountain Forest and Range Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U. S. Dept. Agric., Ogden, Utah

Publication date: 1967-02-01

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