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Assessment of the Strategic Importance of the Hardwood Resource in British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): N.M. Peterson, M. R.C. Massie, E.B. Peterson, and K.A. Enns
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Hardwoods and Mixedwoods
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1994. Hardcopy is available.


This report identifies the ecological differences between hardwood and conifer dominated ecosystems; summarizes the silvical characteristics of the main hardwood species (aspen, black cottonwood, balsam poplar, red alder, paper birch and bigleaf maple); and, to suggests further research needs.

FRDA Research Report 221 (3444 KB)

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