Canadian Forest Service Publications
Anatomie d’un élagage réussi. 2012. Rioux, D. RNCan, SCF, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec (Québec). L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 74. 2 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 33816
Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)
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Pruning is a very useful silvicultural treatment both for improving the final quality of a stand and for controlling certain pests. However, pruning causes wounds that the tree must close as quickly as possible. Knowing a few facts about free anatomy allows us to carry out this operation efficiently while preserving the tree's health.
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Anatomy of a successful pruning. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 74. (English)