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Root competition slows growth of p1antings on unprepared sites in scrub oakAuthor(s): E. F. McNamara; Irvin C. Reigner
Source: Forest Research Note NE-54. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionPlanting experiments during the past 7 years on the Dilldown Unit of the Delaware-Lehigh Experimental Forest in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in the scrub oak type have been aimed at finding methods for converting the scrub cover to more valuable timber types at least cost. Some sort of site preparation has been recognized from the beginning as essential to successful planting on much of the scrub oak land.
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CitationMcNamara, E. F.; Reigner, Irvin C. 1955. Root competition slows growth of p1antings on unprepared sites in scrub oak. Forest Research Note NE-54. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
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