Submersion Tolerance of Selected Seedling Trees
Authors: Loucks, William L.; Keen, Ray A.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 71, Number 8, 1 August 1973 , pp. 496-497(2)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Planners should consider the submersion tolerance of trees on river and lake flood plains used for recreation. Ten species of seedlings were submerged from 1 to 4 weeks. Most tolerant were green ash, baldcypress and silver maple; intermediate were pecan, eastern cottonwood, honeylocust and bur oak; and least tolerant were boxelder, Siberian elm and black walnut.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Extension Forester and Professor of Horticulture, Kansas State University
Publication date: 1973-08-01
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