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Title: The 3 Ps of oak regeneration: planning, persistence, and patience

Author: Weigel, Dale R.; Dey, Daniel C.; Kabrick, John.;

Date: 2012

Source: The WOODland Steward. 21(2): 10-11.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Oak regeneration research in the United States has been ongoing in earnest since the late 1950s. Most research has focused on specific silvicultural practices, regeneration processes, site characteristics, and local limiting factors such as deer browsing or interfering species. Research has evaluated the effects of thinning on regeneration development, methods for oak planting, post-harvest treatments to control competing vegetation, and many other aspects of oak silviculture. All of these have provided solutions to individual problems in oak regeneration for local to regional areas. However, with all this research we still have difficulty regenerating oak forests.

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Weigel, Dale R.; Dey, Daniel C.; Kabrick, John. 2012. The 3 Ps of oak regeneration: planning, persistence, and patience. The WOODland Steward. 21(2): 10-11.


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