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The purpose of this study was to make an estimate of the average ring fibril angle within the stem of 48-year old plantation-grown red pine (Pinus resinosa, Ait.). It was also conducted to determine the degreed relationship between this estimated average ring fibril angle and various factors such as position in the tree, latewood percent, specific gravity, and growth rate.
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Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station
wood, red pine
Wood Science and Pulp, Paper Technology
Shumay, R.S., N.P. Kutscha, and J.E. Shottafer. 1971. The relationship of fibril angle to certain factors in plantation-grown red pine. Life Sciences and Agriculture Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 47.