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Survival and growth of yellow-poplar seedlings depend on date of germinationAuthor(s): George R., Jr. Trimble; E. H. Tryon
Source: Research Note NE-101. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA study of yellow-poplar seedlings showed that early survival and growth were best among stems that originated in May and early June. Few, if any, seedlings that emerged after 1 July were in favorable competitive condition 3 years later. This indicates that clearcuttings made for maximum natural regeneration of yellow-poplar should be carried out in fall and winter to permit early germination in the spring.
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CitationTrimble, George R., Jr.; Tryon, E. H. 1969. Survival and growth of yellow-poplar seedlings depend on date of germination. Research Note NE-101. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6p.
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