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Importance of Stock Quality in Survival and Growth of Planted Trees

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Field-run seedlings, sorted into four grades and planted in Wisconsin 13 years ago, show differences according to grade. High mortality of the paorer stock in an early drought year proves the benefits of better stock. The relatively few culls that did survive are now almost equaling the growth rate of the better-stock trees.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Staff assistant, Nicolet National Forest, Rhinelander, Wis.

Publication date: September 1, 1949

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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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