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    Author(s): Richard M. Godman; Gilbert A. Mattson
    Date: 1992
    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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    Northern 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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    Godman, 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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