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Research Note

Title: Snow bending of sugar pine and ponderosa seedlings ... injury not permanent

Author: Oliver, William W.

Date: 1970

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-225. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p

Station ID: RN-PSW-225

Description: Sugar pine and ponderosa pine seedlings in the Sierra Nevada, California, with stems bent by heavy snow loads were photographed the next summer and 10 years later. The photographs show that all trees recovered, leaving no permanent stem crook.

Keywords: Pinus lambertiana, Pinus ponderosa, snow damage

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Oliver, William W.   1970.  Snow bending of sugar pine and ponderosa seedlings ... injury not permanent..   Res. Note PSW-RN-225. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.

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