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Title: Pine Nutrition in the West Gulf Coastal Plain: A Status Report

Author: Shoulders, Eugene; McKee, W.H. Jr.;

Date: 1973

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-2. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Review of current literature establishes that forest fertilization is a proven, accepted management practice in limited areas of the South where lack of one or more mineral nutrients seriously curtails pine growth and where moderate additions of these nutrients markedly increase yields. In most of the South, however, and especially in the West Gulf Coastal Plain, general use will be deferred until amounts, kinds, and schedules of application can be reliably specified for individual soils.

Keywords: fertilization, nutrient cycling, soil fertility

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Shoulders, Eugene; McKee, W.H., Jr. 1973. Pine Nutrition in the West Gulf Coastal Plain: A Status Report. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-2. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 26 p.

 


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