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Effect of competition on height growth and survival of planted Japanese larchAuthor(s): E. F. McNamara; Irvin C. Reigner
Source: Forest Research Note NE-103. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionOn the Dilldown Unit of the Delaware-Lehigh Experimental Forest in Pennsylvania, several planting studies have been made with the aim of finding the most economical and practical methods of converting scrub oak areas to productive high-forest types. These studies have already shown the need for site preparation prior to planting. Seedlings planted on prepared areas grew significantly faster than those in the untreated areas.
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CitationMcNamara, E. F.; Reigner, Irvin C. 1960. Effect of competition on height growth and survival of planted Japanese larch. Forest Research Note NE-103. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 1-4
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