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Frill treatment with 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D effective for killing northern hardwoodsAuthor(s): W. E. McQuilken
Source: Station Paper NE-97. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 18 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn 1951, Chaiken reported successful use of a 1 percent water emulsion of 2,4,5-T, applied in ax frills, for killing unwanted hardwoods in the southeastern Coastal Plain. Chaiken's work was an important and, in large part, original contribution; it aroused a good deal of interest among foresters concerned with stand improvement, and it spurred further investigation of frill techniques in several other forest research centers.
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CitationMcQuilken, W. E. 1957. Frill treatment with 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D effective for killing northern hardwoods. Station Paper NE-97. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 18 p.
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