Research Article

Inconsistent Growth Response to Fertilization and Thinning of Lodgepole Pine in the Rocky Mountain Foothills Is Linked to Site Index

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Response of (a) foliar nitrogen concentration and (b) mass of 100 fascicles to thinning and fertilization treatments after 1 and 3 growing seasons. White bars represent unthinned stands and black bars represent thinned stands. Different letters represent significant differences among treatments for each growing season. ANOVA statistics are given for the 1st growing season data.