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Title: Ten-Year Growth of Five Planted Hardwood Species Mechanical Weed Control on Sharkey Clay Soil

Author: Krinard, Roger M.; Kennedy, Harvey E. Jr.;

Date: 1983

Source: Res. Note SO-303. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Five hardwood species planted on Sharkey clay soil showed little practical difference in growth whether plots were mowed or diskedfor weed control in years 6 to 10, although disking had given better growth in the first 5 years. After 10 years, cottonwood (Populus deltoides Bartr. ex Marsh.) stem volume was at least three times greater than other species. Changes in soil nutrient properties were similar for mowing and disking.

Keywords: Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Liquidambar styraciflua, Plananus occidntalis, Populus deitordes, quercus nuttallii

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Krinard, Roger M.; Kennedy, Harvey E., Jr. 1983. Ten-Year Growth of Five Planted Hardwood Species Mechanical Weed Control on Sharkey Clay Soil. Res. Note SO-303. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.

 


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