Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
The Ohio State University
James H. Brown
Salaries and research support were provided by state and federal funds appropriated to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center of The Ohio State Universityıs College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Additional support was provided by the organizations and companies listed in this publication.
Cover Photo: Variations in growth, form, and density of trees of West Virginia balsam fir growing on moderately well-drained (left) and somewhat poorly drained (right) sites in the same grower-owned plantation. The tree on the left had been sheared for four years, while the tree on the right had not been sheared.
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Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Ag. Adm. and Director, OSU Extension.
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