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Survival and Growth of Cottonwood Clones After Angle Planting and Base Angle TreatmentsAuthor(s): W.K. Randall; Harvey E. Kennedy
Source: Res. Note SO-220. 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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DescriptionPresently, commercial cottonwood plantations in the lower Mississippi Valley are established using vertically planted, unrooted cuttings with a flat (90°) base. Neither survival nor first-year growth of a group of six Stoneville clones was improved by angle planting or cutting base angles diagonally. For one clone, survival was significantly better when base angle was 45°.
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CitationRandall, W.K.; Kennedy, Harvey E., Jr. 1976. Survival and Growth of Cottonwood Clones After Angle Planting and Base Angle Treatments. Res. Note SO-220. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
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