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Comparison of Field Techniques for Measuring Moisture Stress in Large Loblolly Pines

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In lobolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) oleoresin exudation pressure (OEP) was highly correlated with relative water content (RWC) of needles and water potential (WP) of twigs as measured by the pressure-chamber technique. Oleoresin exudation flow was correlated poorly with RWC and WP and not at all with OEP. The manometric technique of measuring OEP is a convenient and inexpensive way to estimate water stress in large loblolly pines. Forest Sci. 17:220-223.
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Keywords: Pinus taeda; oleoresin exudation pressure; plant water stress

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Principal Soil Scientist, Forest Insect Research Project in Pineville, La., is maintained by the Southern Forest Exp. Sta., USDA Forest Serv.

Publication date: 1971-06-01

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