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Sowing pregerminated northern red oak acornsAuthor(s): Richard M. Godman; Gilbert A. Mattson
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 3.09
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionNorthern red oak is extremely difficult to regenerate, although it has produced good acorn crops nearly half of the last 32 years in northern Wisconsin. Field trials have shown that for successful seeding, you must protect acorns from predation by wildlife and sow them when temperatures are most favorable for germination.
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CitationGodman, Richard M.; Mattson, Gilbert A. 1992. Sowing pregerminated northern red oak acorns. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Northern hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 3.09
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