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Growth response in a Douglas-fir/lodgepole pine stand after thinning of lodgepole pine by the mountain pine beetle: A case study

@inproceedings{Heath1990GrowthRI,
  title={Growth response in a Douglas-fir/lodgepole pine stand after thinning of lodgepole pine by the mountain pine beetle: A case study},
  author={Richard H. Heath and Ren{\'e} I. Alfaro},
  year={1990}
}
  • Richard H. Heath, René I. Alfaro
  • Published 1990
  • Biology
  • Diameter growth response was measured in a mixed stand of lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta Doug!. ex Loud , and interior Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii var glauca (Beissn.) Franco, in the Cariboo Forest Region of British Columbia, 14 years after an outbreak of the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, killed 76% of the pine. Nearly all Douglas-fir and a large proportion of the lodgepole pine responded to the beetle-induced thinning with a diameter growth increase which… CONTINUE READING

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