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Title: Tree survival and growth on fescue-covered spoil banks

Author: Plass, William T.;

Date: 1968

Source: Research Note NE-90. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: In spoil-bank revegetation the emphasis today is on site protection. Quick cover crops overplanted to trees or shrubs are recommended on many sites. In this study we tried to determine how an established fescue cover affects tree survival and growth. We found the ground cover did not affect survival but did reduce the height growth of sycamore and sweetgum. It had little effect on growth of white pine and loblolly pine.

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Plass, William T. 1968. Tree survival and growth on fescue-covered spoil banks. Research Note NE-90. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.

 


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