Canadian Forest Service Publications

Anatomy of a successful pruning. 2012. Rioux, D. NRCan, CFS, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Québec, Que. Branching out from the Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre. No. 74. 2 p.

Year: 2012

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 33817

Language: English

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 tree anatomy allows us to carry out this operation efficiently while preserving the tree's health.

Also available under the title:
Anatomie d’un élagage réussi. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 74. (French)