Canadian Forest Service Publications

Managing Plantation Density for Red Pine: 60-Year-Old Spacing Trial Experiment. 2021. Thiffault, N., Hoepting, M., Fera, J., Lussier, J-M., Larocque, G. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Canadian Wood Fibre Center. Fibre Facts 21. 4 p.

Year: 2021

Issued by: Canadian Wood Fibre Centre

Catalog ID: 40411

Language: English

Series: Fibre Facts (CWFC - CFS)

Availability: PDF (download)

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This fact sheet provides an overview of a red pine spacing trial experiment established in 1953 near the Petawawa Research Forest (PRF) in Chalk River, Ontario, Canada. The experiment provides valuable results to help foresters make decisions for optimal red pine planting density and thinning strategies.

Also available under the title:
Gérer la densité de plantation du pin rouge : dispositif expérimental d’espacement de 60 ans. Faits sur la fibre 21 (French)