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Thinning and Utilization of Lodgepole Pine Stands in British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): S.D. Holmsen
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Thinning and Spacing
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1990. Hardcopy is available.


This 1989 study examined the potential for thinning and utilizing 40 to 70-year-old lodgepole pine stands in British Columbia. It includes a review of literature pertaining to the thinning of lodgepole pine, an investigation of thinning activities in British Columbia, a survey of processing and marketing opportunities for this resource, and a productivity study of partial cutting in lodgepole pine. This report summarizes the results and provides recommendations for managing and utilizing this resource.

FRDA Research Report 138 (4038 KB)

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