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Effect of Fertilization on Survival and Early Growth of Direct-Seeded Red PineAuthor(s): David H. Alban
Source: Research Note NC-117. 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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DescriptionFertilization resulted in increased height and top weight of red pine seedlings by the end of the second growing season, but also resulted in considerable seedling mortality. A high level of watering also increased seedling growth but to a much less extent than fertilization. Fertilization of 1-year-old seedlings resulted in dramatic changes in their chemical composition after one growing season.
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CitationAlban, David H. 1971. Effect of Fertilization on Survival and Early Growth of Direct-Seeded Red Pine. Research Note NC-117. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsfertilization, red pine, seedlings
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