Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Issue 67 (1964) Another Look at Plantation Spacing

Another Look at Plantation Spacing

Many studies have been made of spacing, particularly for several of the southern pines, red pine, and Douglas-fir. There is general agreement on the following points: (1) Spacing does not influence height growth over a wide range of density. However, on very poor sites wide spacing sometimes produces taller trees. (2) Wide spacing results in increased di-ameter growth and shorter rotations; branch size is also increased.


Download this file:

PDF document Download this file — PDF document, 114Kb

Details

Author(s): Robert R. Morrow

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 67 (1964)

Personal tools