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Black Walnut Growth Better on Deep, Well-Drained BottomLand SoilsAuthor(s): Craig K. Losche
Source: Research Note NC-154. 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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DescriptionSite requirements of 25-year-old plantation-grown black walnut on floodplains in southern Illinois were studied. Depth to a gravel layer was the only soil factor that significantly influenced height growth. There was a relationship between internal soil drainage and height growth.
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CitationLosche, Craig K. 1973. Black Walnut Growth Better on Deep, Well-Drained BottomLand Soils. Research Note NC-154. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordssite quality, plantations, competition, soil depth, moisture, Juglans nigra
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