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Oak Seeding on an Adverse Field SiteAuthor(s): Robert L. Johnson; Roger M. Krinard
Source: Res. Note SO-319. 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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DescriptionDirect-seeded Nuttall oak (Quercus nutiallii Palmer) and water oak (Q. nigra L.) acorns on an old-field site of Sharkey clay soil typifying marginal crop production sites gave a first-year seedling percentage of 55 and 49, respectively. Seedling percentage of acorns sown at a 2-inch depth was greater than that of acorns sown at 4- and 6-inch depths (63 vs. 47 and 46 percent).
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CitationJohnson, Robert L.; Krinard, Roger M. 1985. Oak Seeding on an Adverse Field Site. Res. Note SO-319. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Keywordsdirect seeding, germination, Nuttall oak (Quercus nutiallii), old-field sites, water oak (Q. nigra)
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