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Planting and care of fine hardwood seedlings: Designing hardwood tree plantings for wildlifeAuthor(s): Brian J. MacGowan
Source: FNR-213. Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. West Lafayette, IN. 8 p.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionWoody plants can be of value to many wildlife species. The species of tree or shrub, or the location, size, and shape of planting can all have an impact on wildlife. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the benefits of trees and shrubs for wildlife and how to design tree and shrub plantings for wildlife. Some of the practices may conflict with other management goals and may have to be modified for individual priorities.
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CitationMacGowan, Brian J. 2003. Planting and care of fine hardwood seedlings: Designing hardwood tree plantings for wildlife. FNR-213. Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. West Lafayette, IN. 8 p.
KeywordsTrees, shrubs, wildlife.
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