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Birch nursery practiceAuthor(s): Sidney H. Hanks
Source: In: Doolittle, W.T.; Bruns, P.E., comps. 1969. Birch symposium proceedings; 1969 August 19-21; Durham, NH. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 83-85.
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Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionOf the forty or so species of trees that comprise this genera, seven are native to North America. Three are of silvicultural importance in North America: yellow birch, paper birch, and sweet birch (USDA Forest Service 1965). When ornamental, landscaping, and reclamation uses are considered, three additional speciesgray birch, European white birch, and river birchand numerous varieties would be included.
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CitationHanks, Sidney H. 1969. Birch nursery practice. In: Doolittle, W.T.; Bruns, P.E., comps. 1969. Birch symposium proceedings; 1969 August 19-21; Durham, NH. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 83-85.
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