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Increasing diameter growth content of red pine (Pinus Resinosa) through intensive management
Intensive forest management can only be justified if it increases wood quality or yield sufficiently to compensate for the additional investment. Treatments such as thinning and/or pruning are typically only applied to ...
Management proposal for a private landowner to improve an existing sugar maple stand
The presence of sugar maple, Acer saccharum Marshall, in Northwestern Ontario is bound by the existence of unique ecological microsites and natural gap dynamic processes. Its’ management, though rare and challenging, has ...
Well-spaced and free-growing: effects and interactions of ecosite and renewal treatments on regenerating stands in northwestern Ontario
Effective renewal of harvested stands in Ontario is mandated in the Crown Forest Sustainability Act (CFSA 1994). Properly prescribed silviculture leads to forested stands that are regenerated successfully, have predictable ...