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Chemical Weed Control Increases Survival and Growth in Hardwood PlantingsAuthor(s): Gayne G. Erdmann
Source: Research Note NC-34. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionIn a plantation of four hardwood species on a silt loam soil planted to 1-0 stock, 4 pounds of active atrazine or simazine controlled weeds effectively without injuring the trees. Chemical weed control was better on plowed and disked ground than on unprepared ground. Yellow-poplar and white ash grew faster on prepared ground. Black walnut and red oak did not respond to ground preparation treatments. Guides are presented for proper use of the chemicals in establishing hardwood plantations.
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CitationErdmann, Gayne G. 1967. Chemical Weed Control Increases Survival and Growth in Hardwood Plantings. Research Note NC-34. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordschemical weed control, black walnut, red oak, atrazine, simazine
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