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    Author(s): Robert E. Farmer
    Date: 1963
    Source: Journal of Forestry 61(5):385-386
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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    Greenwood stem cuttings taken from root suckers of Populus tremuloides and P. grandidentata were rooted in coarse sand under both intermittent mist and polyethylene sheeting in a greenhouse and under mist in an outdoor propagation bed. Prerooting treatment of cuttings with aqueous solutions of lBA (20-100 p.p.m. ) stimulated rooting. P. grandidentata cuttings were more difficult to propagate than those of P. tremuloides. Fungal and bacterial infection accounted for high mortality of cuttings in some experiments.

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    Farmer, Robert E., Jr. 1963. Vegetative Propagation of Aspen by Greenwood Cuttings. Journal of Forestry 61(5):385-386.

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