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Chemical basal treatment to control red alder.Author(s): Robert H. Ruth; Carl M. Berntsen
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 128, p. 1-6
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionA key to better restocking of conifers on recently cutover forest land in the Oregon Coast Range is the elimination of competition from red alder (Alnus rubra Bong.). This can be readily accomplished with a foliage spray containing 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2.4-D). Tests in 1954 and 1955 on the Cascade Head Experimental Forest have shown that control is also possible using a basal application of 2,4, 5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4, 5-T).
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CitationRuth, Robert H.; Berntsen, Carl M. 1956. Chemical basal treatment to control red alder. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 128, p. 1-6
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