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Field Note—Auger Planting of Oak Seedlings

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In 2001, we used power augers to plant 1-0 northern red oak (Quercus rubra) and white oak (Q. alba) seedlings in stony soils in Arkansas. After two growing seasons, red oak and white oak survival was 86% and 91%, respectively. Both species had only grown an average of 1 ft in height in 2 yr.

Keywords: Oak regeneration; augers

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: School of Forest Resources, Arkansas Forest Resources Center, University of Arkansas-Monticello, Monticello, AR, 71656,

Publication date: June 1, 2003

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