Pine stand pruning?
anders.axelsson at eu.pnu.com
Wed Jun 25 08:03:13 EST 1997
Joseph Zorzin <redoak at forestmeister.com> wrote in article
<33B0F57A.3E19 at forestmeister.com>...
> Anders Axelsson wrote:
> > Joseph Zorzin <redoak at forestmeister.com> wrote in article
> > <33ADA23D.63BE at forestmeister.com>...
> > > Richard Barnes wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What season is best? Tolerable?
> > >
> > > I don't think this is critical.
> > In Sweden we believe it is.The cuts can get infected leading to rot.One
> > minimises
> > this risk by pruning during the vegetation period i e during the summer
> > half of the
> > year.Apparently the resin acts as protection against infection.
> > AA
> > Just back from a two-day pruning session.
> I have seen it suggested that pruning in the spring - early summer is
> not good because the bark is loose, unless the pruner is very careful.
> If the pruner is careless, it's easy to find yourself tearing off more
> than just the branches. I should know, from way back when I was a
> neophyte forester. <G>
You`re absolutely right--easy does it.
> And.... my favorite movie director is Ingmar Bergman- or is he
He`s Swedish allright.I admit this with some hesitancy as many Swedes
consider him to be slightly mad.I appreciate some of his work though.
Especially "Fanny and Alexander" and his "Magic Flute" is brilliant.
More information about the Ag-forst