Title: Planted Hardwood Development on Clay Soil Without Weed Control Through 16 Years
Author: Krinard, Roger M.; Kennedy, Harvey E. Jr.;
Source: Res. Note SO-343. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Average survival at age 16 was determined for five hardwood species that received no weed control after planting at 10- by 10-foot spacing on cleared Sharkey clay soil. The average survival rates, in percent, were: sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.), 35; cottonwood (fopulus delfoides Bartr. ex Marsh.), 45; Nuttall oak (Quercus nuttalli Palmer) and sycamore (Platanus occidentalis L.), 81; and green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh.), 96. Corresponding average heights, in feet, were: 25, 41, 20, 29, and 27.
Keywords: Cottonwood (Populus deltoides), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), green ash (Fraxinuspennsylvanica), sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), Nuttall oak (Quercus nuttallii), sweet pecan (Carya illinoensis)
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Krinard, Roger M.; Kennedy, Harvey E., Jr. 1987. Planted Hardwood Development on Clay Soil Without Weed Control Through 16 Years. Res. Note SO-343. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
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