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Title: Greenhouse and field performance of giant cane propagules from natural and planted stands

Author: Brendecke, William W.; Zaczek, James J.;

Date: 2008

Source: In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 8-19.

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Description: The objective of this study was to determine whether giant cane (Arundinaria gigantea) vegetative macropropagules of nine stock types could generate surviving culms to be used in restoration plantings in southern Illinois. In spring 2006, studies were conducted to compare culm production and survival of giant cane stock types that had varying rhizome morphology, collection origin (putative genotypes), collection location (natural stands or restoration planting), propagule type (bare rhizome, culms with attached rhizomes, and culm only) or length of storage in greenhouse and subsequent field plantings.

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Brendecke, William W.; Zaczek, James J. 2008. Greenhouse and field performance of giant cane propagules from natural and planted stands. In: Jacobs, Douglass F.; Michler, Charles H., eds. 2008. Proceedings, 16th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 2008 April 8-9; West Lafayette, IN. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-24. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 8-19.

 


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