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Current Biomass Status of Red Alder in Coastal British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): M. R.C. Massie
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Hardwoods and Mixedwoods
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1990. Hardcopy is available.


This brief report brings together and reviews information concerning the red alder (Alnus rubra Bong.) resource in Coastal British Columbia. The literature review concentrates mainly on 1978 to 1990, but some major earlier works were included where pertinent. A variety of public and private sources were consulted to identify the current status of inventory information, management information and the utilization situation. Future information needs and research are suggested and discussed.

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