Planting density (espacement) has large potential impacts on the amount, size, and value of timber harvested from managed forests and on biological and technical rotation lengths. The long-term measurement of espacement trials can provide information on the optimum plantation management regimes for achieving specific timber yield and product objectives.
de Montigny, L.E., Nigh, G.D.. 2010. Effects of planting density on yellow and red cedar growth. British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Poster (FLNRORD). P84
Topic: FLNRORD Research Program
Keywords: Forestry, Growth, Yield, Silvicultural, Systems
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