News tagged with sugar maples

Maple syrup production declines after big seed year

For decades, maple syrup producers have eyed the weather to help understand spring sugar yields. But new research in the journal Forest Ecology and Management reveals a more valuable metric for understanding – and even ...

dateNov 03, 2014 in Ecology
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Making sense of maple syrup

Understanding more about the relationship between weather and maple sap flow, and how Maine syrup producers will adapt to climate change is the focus of research being conducted by a University of Maine graduate student.

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Ecology
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Seeing the forest under the trees

( -- Scientists recently discovered nitrogen that falls from the atmosphere in acid rain can influence large tracts of sugar maples in North America.

dateDec 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Research maps out trade-offs between deer and timber

Since the 1950s, sustainability in northern hardwood forests was achieved by chopping down trees in small clumps to naturally make room for new ones to spring up. Early experiments with single-tree and group selection logging ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Ecology
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