Tenth season measurements of a five-species demonstration at Nahmint Lake, on central Vancouver Island, indicated that differences in height and volume growth were evident. Growth differences at age 10 were two-fold for height and five-fold for volume between the slowest and fastest-growing species. In decreasing rank order, Douglas-fir was followed by western hemlock, western redcedar, and the true firs. Stem form problems were not prevalent on the site.
Dunsworth, B.G.. 2015. Demonstration of Growth and Form of Young Coastal Conifers in the CWHb1 Variant. British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. FRDA Research Report. FRR120
Topic: FLNRORD Research Program
Keywords: Growth, Yield
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