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Direct seeding of pitch pine in southern New JerseyAuthor(s): S. Little; C. B. Cranmer; H. A. Somes
Source: Station Paper NE-111. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThere is not enough pine reproduction in the woodlands of southern New Jersey. This increasingly important problem, which plagues the state's Pine Region, is especially severe where seed sources for natural regeneration are poor. In some of these areas, pulpwood cuttings have removed all pines large enough to bear many cones. In other areas, wildfires have killed or damaged the seed source. If such sites are to support productive forest growth in the near future, more pine seedlings must be established through planting or direct seeding.
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CitationLittle, S.; Cranmer, C. B.; Somes, H. A. 1958. Direct seeding of pitch pine in southern New Jersey. Station Paper NE-111. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
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