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The Influence of Nitrogenous Fertilizer Applications Upon Seed Production of Certain Deciduous Forest Trees

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Abstract:

It has been known for some time that the application of nitrogenous fertilizers favorably affects the fruit production of fruit trees and other crop plants. Although it might have been suspected that forest trees would be similarly affected, no experimental data on this point have been available. The author shows that the application of such fertilizers increased the number of seeds produced by beech and sugar maple, but that the percentage of sound seed and the weight of individual dry seeds were increased significantly only in sugar maple. Despite the fact that these results may have little application in commercial seed production because of the relatively high cost of the amount of fertilizer applied, they nevertheless may be of considerable interest to the forest tree geneticist.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Cornell University

Publication date: 1938-08-01

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