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Preparing sites for pine plantings in South FloridaAuthor(s): James W. McMinn
Source: USDA Forest Service Research Note SE-117, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station-Asheville, North Carolina, U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionTypical slash pine and South Florida slash pine were planted on prepared flatwoods sites at three Florida locations. Site preparation treatments were burning, strip-chopping, double-chopping, clearing, and bedding. Results through the fifth year show that bedding provided the most favorable site for early growth, and that properly planted seedlings survived no better on treated than on unprepared sites.
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CitationMcMinn, James W. 1969. Preparing sites for pine plantings in South Florida. USDA Forest Service Research Note SE-117, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station-Asheville, North Carolina, U.S. Department of Agriculture-Forest Service. 5 p.
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