Stem Quality of White Pine Established by Seeding in Furrows and by Planting

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The quality of eastern white pine established by direct seeding is compared to that of a conventional 6 x 6 ft plantation. Tree density of the seeded pine was nearly three times that of the plantation. The seeded trees were the same height, had a smaller dbh, less stem injury due to the white pine weevil, and smaller branches. The result is a direct-seeded tree of higher quality at a lower establishment cost than a plantation tree. North. J. Appl. For. 5:128-129, June 1988.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Louis C. Wyman Forestry Sciences Laboratory, P.O. Box 640, Durham, NH 03824

Publication date: June 1, 1988

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