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Black cherry provenances for planting in northwestern PennsylvaniaAuthor(s): Russell S. Walters; Russell S. Walters
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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DescriptionAfter 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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CitationWalters, 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.
KeywordsHardwood tree planting, planting stock, seed source, genetic variation
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