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    Author(s): H. Christoph Stuhlinger; Jeffrey A. Earl; Rebecca A. Montgomery; Buren B. DeFee
    Date: 2006
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 262
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Tree shelters can aid hardwood establishment by improving seedling survival and growth. Shelters are translucent plastic tubes that act as mini-greenhouses by maintaining a higher humidity environment. Can less-costly shelters achieve the same improved results as more expensive shelters?

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    Stuhlinger, H. Christoph; Earl, Jeffrey A.; Montgomery, Rebecca A.; DeFee, Buren B., II. 2006. A comparison of tree shelters and their effects on seedling survival and growth of two bottomland hardwood species: first-year results. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 262

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