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UNH Research: Valuable Eastern White Pine Thrives When Glossy Buckthorn Removed

The forest products industry in New Hampshire produces nearly $1.4 billion in annual sales. A team of researchers at New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station have discovered that the eastern white pine thrives when the invasive glossy buckthorn shrub is effectively controlled in the forests. The research is discussed in “Pre-logging Treatment of Invasive Glossy Buckthorn (Frangula alnus Mill.) Promotes Regeneration of Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus L.)” in the journal Forests.

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