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Glaze Damage in a Young Yellow Birch Stand in Southern Quebec, Canada

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The relationships between three hardwood species, social position of trees, precommercial thinning treatment and ice storm damage were studied in a young hardwood stand in southern Quebec. The association between these variables was determined using log-linear modeling. Severity of the glaze damage was much higher for yellow birch than for sugar maple and white ash. As for the thinning treatment, yellow birch had the highest damage when heavy thinning from below was used. North. J. Appl. For. 18(1):14–18

Keywords: Acer saccharum; Bedula allaghaniensis; Fraxinus americana; Northern hardwoods; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; glaze damage; ice storm damage; natural resource management; natural resources; sugar maple; thinning; white ash; yellow birch

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Publication date: March 1, 2001

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Northern Journal of Applied Forestry covers northeastern, midwestern, and boreal forests in the United States and Canada.
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