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Direct Seeding Scarlet Oak in the North Carolina MountainsAuthor(s): Earl R. Sluder
Source: Res. Note SE-41. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSeedling establishment rates varied from 0 to 50 percent in a direct seeding study with scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea Muenchh.) on the Bent Creek Experimental Forest near Asheville, North Carolina. Acorns planted 2 inches deep in the spring with screen protection produced the most seedlings; those surface sown without screens in the spring or fall produced none.
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CitationSluder, Earl R. 1965. Direct Seeding Scarlet Oak in the North Carolina Mountains. Res. Note SE-41. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 2 p.
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