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    Author(s): John C. Bjorkbom; John C. Bjorkbom
    Date: 1973
    Source: Res. Pap. NE-246. Upper Darby, 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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    Early results of planting paper birch in old fields in Maine have not been very encouraging. Observations of seven plantations in a study established in 1959 by the Northeastern Forest Experiment Station showed low survival and slow growth over the first five growing seasons. Removing the sod in advance of planting gave better results than planting directly in the sod.

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    Bjorkbom, John C. 1973. Ten-year growth of planted paper birch in old fields in Maine. Res. Pap. NE-246. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.

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