Timber growth studies: Tree growth in Whitaker's Forest, Tulare County, during 33-year period; 1915 to 1948
Woodbridge Metcalf, Associate Professor of Forestry in the Experiment Station
California Agriculture 3(8):7-14. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v003n08p7.
Woodbridge Metcalf is Extension Forester and Associate Professor of Forestry in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.
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Removal of old and overmature forest trees—and thinning to relieve competition in the young stands—can substantially increase the rate of timber growth.