The Effect of a Compact Subsoil Horizon on Root Penetration
Abstract:The effect of soil morphology on rooting habits of trees may have an important bearing on their ultimate success. A comparative study of the rooting habits of bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa Michx) brings out the influence of a relatively impervious substratum, together with other related data on general rooting characteristics of this species.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Dominion Forest Nursery Station, Indian Head, Saskatchewan
Publication date: October 1, 1940
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