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Nitrogen Fertilization Increases Cottonwood Growth on Old-Field SoilAuthor(s): B. G. Blackmon; E. H. White
Source: Research Note SFES-RN-143. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
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DescriptionNitrogen (150 lb ./acre as NH4N03 ) applied to a 6-year-old eastern cottonwood plantation in an old field on Commerce silt loam soil increased diameter, basal area, and volume growth by 200 percent over untreated controls. The plantation did not respond to 100 pounds P per acre from concentrated superphosphate.
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CitationBlackmon, B. G.; White, E. H. 1972. Nitrogen Fertilization Increases Cottonwood Growth on Old-Field Soil. Research Note SFES-RN-143. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
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