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Influence of fertilizer on seed production in Allegheny hardwood standsAuthor(s): John C. Bjorkbom; L.R. Auchmoody; Donald E. Dorn
Source: Res. Pap. NE-439. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionFertilizers applied in spring can stimulate production of black cherry and red maple seeds in Allegheny hardwood stands. Increased seed production begins in the year after application, but lasts only about 2 years. However, fertilizers do not increase seed production of individual black cherry trees that have a history of poor production, and they do not eliminate seed crop failures, affect seed soundness, or influence the time of seed dispersal.
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CitationBjorkbom, John C.; Auchmoody, L.R.; Dorn, Donald E. 1979. Influence of fertilizer on seed production in Allegheny hardwood stands. Res. Pap. NE-439. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
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