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Weed killers may be useful in reforesting old burnsAuthor(s): A. F. Hough
Source: Forest Research Note NE-1. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionMore than 6 million acres in the 12 Northeastern and Middle Atlantic States need to be reforested, according to Forest Service estimates. Yet many of the sites that need planting are rocky and steep and hard to plant. In many places there is a dense cover of grasses, weeds, and shrubby growth. Old burns in the northern hardwood-hemlock forests and spruce-fir forests are especially hard to plant.
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CitationHough, A. F. 1950. Weed killers may be useful in reforesting old burns. Forest Research Note NE-1. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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