Release of Young Yellow-Poplar and Black Cherry--10-Year Results
Yellow-poplar (Liriodendron tulipfera L.) and black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) seedling-origin crop trees were released seven years after clearcutting. Ten years after the release, height and diameter growth, clear bole length, survival, crown class, and potential as a crop tree, were evaluated for released and unreleased trees. Based on this evaluation, the selection and releasing of young crop trees to a dominant crown-class position using the methods described here, is not recommended at this time. Because grapevines caused considerable tree damage, early treatment of grapevines is recommended.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Research Forester, USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Parsons, West Virginia
Publication date: 1979-11-01
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