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Planting Depth of Hybrid Poplar Cuttings Influences Number of ShootsAuthor(s): Edward Hansen; David Tolsted; Matthew Tower
Source: Research Note NC-355. 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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DescriptionReports that planting unrooted hybrid poplar cuttings flush with the soil surface resulted in significantly fewer multiple-stem shoots compared to letting the cutting protrude 2.5 or 5.0 cm above the soil surface. There were no significant effects on shoot height growth or cutting mortality.
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CitationHansen, Edward; Tolsted, David; Tower, Matthew. 1991. Planting Depth of Hybrid Poplar Cuttings Influences Number of Shoots. Research Note NC-355. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsMultiple shoots, single stems, SRIC, biomass
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