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Aspen Sucker Production and Growth from Outplanted Root CuttingsAuthor(s): Donald A. Perala
Source: Research Note NC-241. 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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DescriptionAspen suckers from 1-m-long root cuttings survived and grew better than those from 12.5-cm-long cuttings. Sucker survival and growth were also inversely related to parent root diameter. Discusses the practical implications for aspen management.
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CitationPerala, Donald A. 1978. Aspen Sucker Production and Growth from Outplanted Root Cuttings. Research Note NC-241. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, regeneration, propagation, planting, site-preparation
- Vegetative regeneration
- Dynamics of aspen root biomass and sucker production following fire
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