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    Author(s): Russell S. Walters; Russell S. Walters
    Date: 1985
    Source: Res. Pap. NE-552. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    After 14 years, survival of 8 of 25 planted black cherry sources is greater than 70 percent, and there are no significant differences in height. These sources offer the greater potential for planting in northwestern Pennsylvania; they include four Pennsylvania sources plus one each from Tennessee, West Virginia, Ohio, and Virginia. Planted trees did not grow better than nearby natural seedlings.

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    Walters, Russell S. 1985. Black cherry provenances for planting in northwestern Pennsylvania. Res. Pap. NE-552. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.

    Keywords

    Hardwood tree planting, planting stock, seed source, genetic variation

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