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Cottonwood Response to Nitrogen Related To Plantation Age and SiteAuthor(s): B.G. Blackmon
Source: Res. Note SO-229. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionWhen applied at plantation age 4,336 kg N/ha increased diameter growth of cottonwood on Sharkey clay by 33 percent over unfertilized controls. Fertilizing at ages 2 and 3 resulted in no response, nor was there any benefit from applying nitrogen fertilizer to cottonwood on Commerce silt loam. On both sites, foliar N levels were increased by fertilization regardless of plantation age.
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CitationBlackmon, B.G. 1977. Cottonwood Response to Nitrogen Related To Plantation Age and Site. Res. Note SO-229. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
KeywordsFertilization, Populus deltoides Bartr., growth, foliar N, rooting depth
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