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Should ponderosa pine be planted on lodgepole pine sites?Author(s): P.H. Cochran
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-419. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 6 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionRepeated radiation frosts caused no apparent harm to the majority of lodgepole pine (
Pinus contorta Dougl.) seedlings planted on a pumice flat in south-central Oregon. For most but not all of the ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl.) seedlings planted with the lodgepole pine, however, damage from radiation frost resulted in reduced height growth.
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CitationCochran, P.H. 1984. Should ponderosa pine be planted on lodgepole pine sites?. Res. Note PNW-RN-419. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p
Keywordsradiation frost, pumice soil, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta, ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa
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