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Study Effects of Impounded Water on Trees


W. M. Broadfoot



Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Southern Forest Experiment Station


Mississippi Farm Research 21(6):1-2


In recent years farmers and sportsmen have built many temporary shallow-water impoundments in southern hardwood forests. While the main purpose has been to attract waterfowl, a recent study shows that these forest lakes, if properly managed, can also benefit the timber.


Broadfoot, W. M. 1970. Study Effects of Impounded Water on Trees. Mississippi Farm Research 21(6):1-2.

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