Growth Rates after Fertilizing Lodgepole Pine
Author: Cochran, P. H.
Source: Western Journal of Applied Forestry, Volume 4, Number 1, 1 January 1989 , pp. 18-20(3)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Heavy application rates of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and sulfur (S) to thinned lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) produced responses in volume increment directly related to increased tree nutrition that lasted no more than 8 years. An indirect response in volume increment, resulting from increased levels of stocking after fertilization, continued for a longer period. Resulting increases in yields probably cannot economically justify operational fertilizing in similar stands. West. J. Appl. For. 4(1):18-20, January 1989.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, 1027 N.W. Trenton Ave., Bend, OR 97701
Publication date: 1989-01-01
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