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Analysis of riparian afforestation methods in the Missouri OzarksAuthor(s): Kyle L. Steele; John M. Kabrick; Randy G. Jensen; Michael J. Wallendorf; Daniel C. Dey
Source: In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 80-90.
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DescriptionWe evaluated the first-year survival and growth of 13 bottomland species in several different management treatments replicated at three sites in the Missouri Ozarks. Treatments were: 1) Roundup® site preparation only; and Roundup® site preparation plus a: 2) growing season application of Poast Plus® (a grass-selective herbicide); 3) redtop covercrop; 4) ladino clover cover-crop; or a 5) Virginia wild rye cover-crop. We also compared the resulting structure and composition of competing ground flora at ground level and at 0.625 meters (average tree seedling height).
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CitationSteele, Kyle L.; Kabrick, John M.; Jensen, Randy G.; Wallendorf, Michael J.; Dey, Daniel C. 2008. Analysis of riparian afforestation methods in the Missouri Ozarks. In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 80-90.
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