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In forest management, one of three categories of tree stem diameters that is used to classify timber, which are seedling/sapling (less than five inches (12.7 centimetres) in diameter), pole timber (five to seven inches (12.7 to 17.8 centimetres), and sawtimber (greater than seven inches (17.8 centimetres)).

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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