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    Author(s): Arthur R. Eschner
    Date: 1960
    Source: Station Paper NE-133. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 16 p.
    Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Planting experiments have been conducted for the past 10 years in the scrub oak type at the Delaware-Lehigh Experimental Forest in eastern Pennsylvania. The object of these experiments is to find a practical method of establishing a high forest of greater value than the area's present cover. In the course of these studies it was suggested that soil moisture might be a limiting factor in seedling survival and growth; so a study was made to determine soil-moisture conditions under the components of the scrub oak stand.

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    Eschner, Arthur R. 1960. Effect of scrub oak and associated ground cover on soil moisture. Station Paper NE-133. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 16 p.

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