Ice Storm Damage to Planted Conifers in Iowa
Abstract:Ice storms, common in Iowa and surrounding States, should be considered as a factor in the selection of suitable species for planting. Amount and frequency of damage inflicted by a typical ice storm differed markedly among coniferous species, as well as with tree age and exposure, with eastern white pine and Scotch pine suffering the greatest damage.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U. S. Dept. Agric., Portland, Ore.
Publication date: July 1, 1967
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