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Title: Protecting red oak seedlings with tree shelters in northwestern Pennsylvania
Author: Walters, Russell S.; Walters, Russell S.;
Source: Pennsylvania. Res. Pap. NE-679. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: Examines the growth and survival of planted and natural red oak seedlings and seedlings from planted acorns within translucent tan tree shelters, fences, and unprotected controls under a shelterwood seed-cut stand. Seedlings planted within tree shelters and fences were inside tree shelters. Natural seedlings grew very little and their height inside and outside of tree shelters did not differ. Recommendations based on these results should improve results from the use of tree shelters.
Keywords: artificial regeneration, seedling growth, Quercus rubra
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Walters, Russell S. 1993. Protecting red oak seedlings with tree shelters in northwestern Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania. Res. Pap. NE-679. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
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