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    Author(s): Eric J. Rhodenbaugh; Stephen G. Pallardy
    Date: 1993
    Source: In: Gillespie, Andrew R.; Parker, George R.; Pope, Phillip E.; Rink, George: eds. Proceedings of the 9th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 76-82
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Although sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.) is not considered drought tolerant, it is common on xeric limestone glade-like sites in central Missouri. Acer saccharum on such sites may be a drought-tolerant ecotype or may have access to deep water supply through bedrock cracks. We investigated these possibilities during the 1990 growing season by comparing water relations and photosynthetic rates of A. saccharum trees growing on glade-like and typical upland sites.

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    Rhodenbaugh, Eric J.; Pallardy, Stephen G. 1993. Eco-physiology of Acer saccharum trees on glade-like sites in central Missouri. In: Gillespie, Andrew R.; Parker, George R.; Pope, Phillip E.; Rink, George: eds. Proceedings of the 9th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-161. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 76-82

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