Evaluating Douglas-fir and western hemlock volume growth in response to thinning and fertilisation

  • Gord Nigh
  • Published 2013 in New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science

Abstract

Thinning and fertilisation are two silvicultural tools which can modify the growth of a stand. Thinning re-allocates the resources on a site to increase the growth of the trees remaining after the thinning but does not necessarily increase total stand volume as compared to an unthinned stand. Fertilisation is intended to increase the growth of all trees in… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1179-5395-43-9

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