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Sugar maple and yellow birch seedling growth after simulated browsing.Author(s): Frederick T. Metzger
Source: Research Paper NC-140. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSimulating natural damage to leaders of forest-grown seedlings of yellow birch and sugar maple resulted in no loss of vigor but a loss in net height growth. Leader elongation depended upon seedling, shoot, and bud characteristics rather than on the extent of damage.
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CitationMetzger, Frederick T. 1977. Sugar maple and yellow birch seedling growth after simulated browsing. Research Paper NC-140. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsbuds, shoot elongation, leader, lateral shoots
- Root-Crown Relations of Young Sugar Maple and Yellow Birch
- Deterioration of sugar maple following logging damage
- Effect of Sugar Maple Root Exudate on Seedlings of Northern Conifer Species
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