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An All-Season Container and Bareroot Planting Trial of Lodgepole Pine and White Spruce: 14-Year Results

Author(s) or contact(s): P. LePage and J.P. Pollack
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Growth and Yield
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1986. Hardcopy is available.


An experiment was established in 1970 near McBride Lake, B.C., to assess the survival and growth of three stock types of white spruce (Picea glauca [Moench] Voss) and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. var Latifolia Englem.) at six different planting dates, and thereby to determine if it was possible to extend the planting season to the entire frost-free period.

FRDA Research Report 004 (1855 KB)

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