Canadian Forest Service Publications

Regard sur l'éclaircie commerciale en pessière noire : 40 ans plus tard. 2007. Lussier, J.M. Ressources naturelles Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec, QC. L'éclaircie No. 31. 1 p.

Year: 2007

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 26903

Language: French

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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In the early 1960s, Gordon Weetman, a silviculture specialist at Paprican (Woodlands Research Department), established some experimental plots north of Baie-Comeau. One of his objectives was to determine the effect that thinning would have on the growth and yield of a 60-year-old black spruce forest. These plots were revisited in 2001 by researchers from the Canadian Forest Service to examine the long-term impact of this management practice.

Also available under the title:
Overview of commercial thinning in black spruce forest. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 31. (English)