eastern spruce

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Noun1.eastern spruce - medium-sized spruce of eastern North Americaeastern spruce - medium-sized spruce of eastern North America; chief lumber spruce of the area; source of pulpwood
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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For example, studies in trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) have shown a 9 percent difference in starting moisture content between summer and winter seasons (Jensen and Davis 1953)--summer being lower--while studies in eastern spruce (Picea spp.) and balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) have shown no discernible difference between seasons (Shottafer and Brackley 1982).
There was a statistically significant difference (using a t test at 95% confidence) between unincised and incised samples for uncoated eastern spruce (Picea glauca), western spruce, and balsam fir and end-coated eastern spruce.

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