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Site diagnosis, tree species selection, and slashburning guidelines for the Vancouver forest region, British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): K. Klinka, R.N. Green, P.J. Courtin, and F.C. Nuszdorfer
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Site Assessment
Series: Land Management Report
Other details:  Published 1984. Hardcopy is available.


The intent of this guide was to help in assessing site quality, selecting the most appropriate tree species combination for timber production, and identifying the sensitivity class of a forest site to fire. The site units used for tree species selection were used in making decisions on planting stock, planting time, stocking standards, regeneration methods, fertilization, and other forestry practices.

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Updated December 16, 2008