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Growth response following green crown pruning in plantation-grown Eucalyptus pilularis and Eucalyptus cloeziana

Alcorn, Philip; Bauhus, Juergen; Smith, R. Geoff B.; Thomas, Dane S; James, Ryde; Nicotra, Adrienne

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Pruning of live branches is performed to enhance wood quality in plantation trees. Stem, branch and wood properties may be altered following pruning from below, but the extent and duration of such effects are unknown for many plantation Eucalyptus species. The effect of 0%, 20%, 50%, and 70% green crown length removal on growth and wood quality was examined in 3.5-year-old plantation-grown Eucalyptus pilularis Sm. (blackbutt) and Eucalyptus cloeziana F. Muell. (Gympie messmate) trees on two...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54399
Source: Canadian Journal of Forest Research
DOI: 10.1139/X07-185

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