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Growth and Hydrologic Influence of European Larch and Red Pine 10 Years After PlantingAuthor(s): Alfred Ray Harris; Richard S. Sartz
Source: Research Note NC-144. 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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DescriptionTen years after planting, European larch and red pine diameters averaged 11.2 and 9.6 cm, and heights averaged 9.7 and 5.1 m. Litter on the larch plots was twice as heavy as on the pine and unplanted conrtol plots. Organic carbon content of the top 5 cm of soil appeared to reflect vegetation differences, but soil bulk density did not. The amount of water depleted by the two species was about the same, and it was about twice the amount depleted by a grass and weed cover.
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CitationHarris, Alfred Ray; Sartz, Richard S. 1972. Growth and Hydrologic Influence of European Larch and Red Pine 10 Years After Planting. Research Note NC-144. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsland use, soil properties, soil water, forestation, watershed management
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