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Fifteen-Year Growth of Six Planted Hardwood Species on Sharkey Clay SoilAuthor(s): Roger M. Krinard; Harvey E. Kennedy
Source: Res. Note SO-336. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSix hardwood species planted on Sharkey clay soil that had been disked the first 5 years for weed control were significantly taller at age 5 when compared to species grown on mowed sites. By age 15, there were no differences in heights within species except for sweet pecan. Average heights by species at age 15 were: cottonwood (Populus deltoides Barb. ex Marsh.), 60 feet; sycamore (Platanus occidentalis L.), 38 feet; green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.), 36 feet; sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.), 30 feet; Nuttall oak (Quercus nuttallii Palmer), 27 feet; and sweet pecan (Carya illinoensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch), 19 feet.
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CitationKrinard, Roger M.; Kennedy, Harvey E., Jr. 1987. Fifteen-Year Growth of Six Planted Hardwood Species on Sharkey Clay Soil. Res. Note SO-336. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsPopulus deltoides, Ratanus occidentalis, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Liquidambar styraciflua, Quercus nuttallii, Carya illinoensis
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