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Examining possible causes of mortality in white pine seedlingsAuthor(s): Elizabeth Gilles; Ronald Reitz; Greg Hoss; David Gwaze
Source: In: Fei, Songlin; Lhotka, John M.; Stringer, Jeffrey W.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Miller, Gary W., eds. Proceedings, 17th central hardwood forest conference; 2010 April 5-7; Lexington, KY; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-78. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 658-660.
Publication Series: General Technical Report - Proceedings
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionWhite pine (Pinus strobus L.) is one of the most important timber trees in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada (Demeritt and Garrett 1996). White pine is not native to Missouri; it is commonly planted for wind breaks and erosion control and as an ornamental. Unusual mortality of bare-root seedlings of white pine purchased from the George O. White State Forest Nursery has been occurring after planting throughout the state. Th ere are numerous possible explanations for white pine seedling mortality which may act alone or in combination.
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CitationGilles, Elizabeth; Reitz, Ronald; Hoss, Greg; Gwaze, David. 2011. Examining possible causes of mortality in white pine seedlings. In: Fei, Songlin; Lhotka, John M.; Stringer, Jeffrey W.; Gottschalk, Kurt W.; Miller, Gary W., eds. Proceedings, 17th central hardwood forest conference; 2010 April 5-7; Lexington, KY; Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-78. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 658-660.
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