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Checking the age of a pine using an increment borer

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Title:
Checking the age of a pine using an increment borer
Subjects:
Forests and forestry -- Equipment and supplies
Forests and forestry -- North Carolina
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-005-bx0015-004-035
Description:
Transcribed from information found with original: Governor Scott (left) and District Forestry Extension Specialist Keller (behind tree) look on as John L. Gray, state extension forester, checks the age of one of the planted pines with an increment borer. The tree showed 59 growth rings at this height. For the first three years no growth rings were formed at this height. Therefore, the tree's total age was approximately 62 years.
Genre:
Photographs
Names:
North Carolina State College. School of Forestry more info on North Carolina State College. School of Forestry 
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs