Foliage Treatments Improve Survival of Longleaf Pine Plantings
Abstract:Tests of needle clipping or wax foliage coating, two methods of reducing transpiration in pine seedlings, show that field survival of planted longleaf can be increased.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Southern Forest Experiment Station, U. S. Forest Service, New Orleans, Louisiana
Publication date: October 1, 1955
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