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Pine direct seeding not imperiled by Florida harvester ants

Author(s):

Thomas E. Campbell

Year:

1970

Publication type:

Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Southern Forest Experiment Station

Description

Florida harvester ants foraged mostly empty seeds and spent seedcoats from germinated seedlings on areas sown to slash pine in Mississippi. Pine stocking was not improved significantly by eradicating ants before sowing.

Citation

Campbell, Thomas E. 1970. Pine direct seeding not imperiled by Florida harvester ants. New Orleans, Louisiana: USDA Forest Service Southern Forest Experiment Station. 1-3.

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