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Advanced Workflow for Taking High-Quality Increment Cores - New Techniques and Devices

DOI :

10.3791/64747-v

7:40 min

March 10th, 2023

March 10th, 2023

1,316 Views

1Forest Dynamics/Dendrosciences, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, 2Mechanische Werkstatt, Schenkung Dapples

Here, we present a protocol on how to avoid micro cracks in increment cores by applying a cordless drill with a torque multiplier to minimize problems when coring trees, as well as its effect on preparing long micro sections. This protocol also includes a procedure to sharpen corers in the field.

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