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Successful Direct Seeding of Northern Conifers on Shallow-Water-Table Areas

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In most instances direct seeding of conifers as a method of reforesting cutover land has not been considered a practical and satisfactory substitute for planting. This paper mentions an exception to the rule and presents data which indicate that sites with shallow water tables can successfully be direct-seeded even in years of severe drought.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Nicolet National Forest, Wis., U. S. Forest Service

Publication date: July 1, 1940

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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