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Title: Performance of Willow Clones on Sharkey Clay
Author: Ferguson, Robert B.;
Source: Res. Note SO-293. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Random clones of black willow (Salix nigra) and sandbar willow (S. exigua) from near Stoneville, MS and of S. argebtinensis and S. babylonica X S. alba were grown in Sharkey clay near Stoneville, MS for 11 years. S. babylonica X S. alba grew best throughout the period. S. nigra, severely damaged by the cottonwood leaf beetle at age 1, was performing well by age 11, while the single clone of S. X argentinensis and 2 of the 3 clones of S. exigua had died.
Keywords: Interspecific hybrids, selection, asexual propagation, Salix sp.
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Ferguson, Robert B. 1983. Performance of Willow Clones on Sharkey Clay. Res. Note SO-293. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
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