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RM-RN-476: Field measurement of age in quaking aspen in the central Rocky Mountains
Mowrer, H. Todd; Shepperd, Wayne D. 1987. Field measurement of age in quaking aspen in the central Rocky Mountains. Res. Note RM-476. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
Aspen rings can be reliably counted without resorting to laboratory procedures by using a low-power microscope and simple field preparation of cores.
Keywords: Populus tremuloides, growth rings, age measurement
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Field measurement of age in quaking aspen in the central Rocky
Electronic Publish Date: April 4, 2011
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