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    Author(s): Paul S. Johnson
    Date: 1992
    Source: General Technical Report NC-152. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Describes a provisional assessment of the effectiveness of applying herbicides to woody competitors between 0.5- and 1.5- inches d.b.h. before underplanting northern red oak. Results suggest that no weed control, i.e., not using herbicides, would require only modest increases in the numbers or initial size of nursery stock needed to obtain a given future stocking goal.

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    Citation

    Johnson, Paul S. 1992. Underplanting northern red oak in Missouri without herbicides. General Technical Report NC-152. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Quercus rubra, red oak, artificial regeneration, planting costs, shelterwood, nursery stock

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