Impact of forest liming on growth and crown vigor of sugar maple and associated hardwoodsAuthor(s): Robert P. Long; Stephen B. Horsley; Paul R. Lilja
Source: Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 27: 1560-1573.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
PDF: Download Publication (205.61 KB)
Sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.) has been declining across the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau in northwestern and north central Pennsylvania since the mid-1980s. A long-term study to evaluate the effects of fencing, herbicide, and liming on growth, crown vigor, and regeneration of sugar maple and associated Allegheny hardwoods was initiated in 1985. The study is a split-plot design with fencing (fence - no fence) as the whole-plot treatment and four subplot treatments: applications of herbicide (glyphosate) to control interfering vegetation, dolomitic lime (22.4 Mg.ha-1) to reduce soil acidity, dolomitic lime and herbicide, and an untreated control.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationLong, Robert P.; Horsley, Stephen B.; Lilja, Paul R. 1997. Impact of forest liming on growth and crown vigor of sugar maple and associated hardwoods
- Widespread sugar maple decline and regeneration failure in the Adirondacks
- A sugar maple planting study in Vermont
- Maturation of sugar maple seed
XML: View XML