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Effect of Sugar Maple Root Exudate on Seedlings of Northern Conifer SpeciesAuthor(s): Carl H. Tubbs
Source: Research Note NC-213. 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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DescriptionIt has been shows that a root exudate of sugar maple reduces the growth of yellow birch. A laboratory test indicated that the growth of northern conifers is also reduced in sugar maple root exudate. Allelopathy may play an important role in survival of species on sites where sugar maple is abundant.
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CitationTubbs, Carl H. 1976. Effect of Sugar Maple Root Exudate on Seedlings of Northern Conifer Species. Research Note NC-213. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsallelopathy, Acer saccharum Marsh., Betula alleghaniensis Britton
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