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Influence of Site Quality on Tree Resource Allocation to Fine Roots and its Effect on Harvestable Productivity of Coastal Douglas-fir Stands

Author(s) or contact(s): W.A. Kurz and J.P. Kimmins
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Growth and Yield
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1987. Hardcopy is available.


The main objectives of the study presented in this report were to establish the seasonal pattern of live fine root biomass in second-growth coastal Douglas-fir stands of five different site qualities and to quantify annual fine root production in these stands.

FRDA Research Report 034 (6599 KB)

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