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Seeding Black Spruce on Brushy Lowland Successful if Vegetation Density Kept LowAuthor(s): William F. Johnston
Source: Research Note NC-139. 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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DescriptionA study of direct seeding black spruce on brushy lowland in north-central Minnesota indicates reduction of vegetation regrowth, rather than seedbed preparation, is the major requirement for success.
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CitationJohnston, William F. 1972. Seeding Black Spruce on Brushy Lowland Successful if Vegetation Density Kept Low. Research Note NC-139. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPicea mariana, reforestation, seedbed preparation, vegetation regrowth, leaf litter
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