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Development of Longleaf Pine Seedlings Under Parent TreesAuthor(s): William D. Boyer
Source: Res. Pap. SO-4. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionIn southwest Alabama, unburned seedlings under overstories ranging up to 90 square feet of basal area per acre survived as well as those with no tree competition. After 7 years, milacre stocking averaged 99 percent and survival 72 percent. Growth, but not survival, improved with distance from parent trees. Seedlings under tree crowns had less brown spot than those in the open.
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CitationBoyer, William D. 1963. Development of Longleaf Pine Seedlings Under Parent Trees. Res. Pap. SO-4. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
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