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Stock Type Affects Performance of Shortleaf Pine Planted in the Ouachita Mountains Through 10 YearsAuthor(s): James P. Barnett; John C. Brissette
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 420-422
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionShortleaf pine (Pinus echinata Mill.) seeds collected from several half-sib families were grown as both bare-root and container stock and outplanted on two sites in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas. When outplanted, the bare-root seedlings had greater mean height and root-collar diameter than the container seedlings. However, the container seedlings had greater mean root volume and more favorable shoot-to-root ratios than the bare-root stock. Survival of both stock types was excellent, exceeding 90 percent after 10 years. The container stock performed consistently better than the bare-root at each interval measured, but there were no statistically significant interactions between stock type and half-sib family at 3, 5, or 10 years.
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CitationBarnett, James P.;Brissette, John C. 2004. Stock Type Affects Performance of Shortleaf Pine Planted in the Ouachita Mountains Through 10 Years. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 420-422
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