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Growth and Survival of Northern Hardwood Sprouts After BurningAuthor(s): Donald A. Perala
Source: Research Note NC-176. 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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DescriptionRoot collar sprouting of nine hardwoods was measured annually after a prescribed burn. Basswood, red oak, and paper birch were the most vigorous sprouters; sugar maple and yellow birch the least; and American elm, bur oak, ironwood and red maple were intermediate. Parent tree diameter influenced spreading.
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CitationPerala, Donald A. 1974. Growth and Survival of Northern Hardwood Sprouts After Burning. Research Note NC-176. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsAcer saccharun, A. rubrum, Betula papyrifera, Tilia americana, diameter effects, Minnesota
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