Comparative Seedling Growth of Four Hardwood Species

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Seedlings of Populus balsamifera L., Liriodendron tulipifera L., Ulmus americana L., and Acer rubrum L. were grown in a fiberglass greenhouse. Total dry weight after 20 weeks was, (a) proportional to the percentage of dry matter allocated to leaf production, (b) relatively little affected by differences in seed size and net assimilation rates and (c) inversely related to the shade tolerance of the species involved.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Professor, Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Virginia Polytechnic Inst., Blacksburg, 24061

Publication date: March 1, 1968

More about this publication?
  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
  • Membership Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more