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Soil Structure and Mycorrhizae Encourage Black Walnut Growth on Old FieldsAuthor(s): Felix Jr. Ponder
Source: Research Note NC-249. 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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DescriptionExamination of black walnut seedlings grown in forest and field soils showed all root systems were infected with mycorrhizae; the amount of infection was influenced by treatments. Mean height and dry weight of tops and roots were greater for seedlings grown in forest than field soil. Seedling height growth was not increased by disturbing either soil; but, root dry weight was significantly increased by disturbing the field soil.
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CitationPonder, Felix Jr. 1979. Soil Structure and Mycorrhizae Encourage Black Walnut Growth on Old Fields. Research Note NC-249. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsEndomycorrhizal fungi, bulk density sampling, soil sterilization
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