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    Author(s): A. F. Hough
    Date: 1950
    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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    More 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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    Hough, 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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