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Development of red oak seedlings using plastic shelters on good-to- excellent hardwood sites in West VirginiaAuthor(s): H. Clay Smith; H. Clay Smith
Source: Res. Pap. NE-672. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionPlastic shelters were used to grow red oak seedlings on good-to-excellent Appalachian hardwood growing sites in north central West Virginia. Preliminary results indicate that shelters have the potential to stimulate development of red oak seedling height growth, especially if height growth continues once the seedling tops are above the 5-foot-tall shelters.
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CitationSmith, H. Clay. 1993. Development of red oak seedlings using plastic shelters on good-to- excellent hardwood sites in West Virginia. Res. Pap. NE-672. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Keywordsartificial regeneration, red oak seedlings, plastic shelters, good-to-excellent sites, Central Appalachian hardwoods
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