Growth and Survival of Water Tupelo Coppice Regeneration after Six Growing Seasons

Author: Kennedy, Harvey E.

Source: Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, Volume 6, Number 3, 1 August 1982 , pp. 133-135(3)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Abstract:

In the lower Atchafalaya Basin, water tupelo (Nyssa aquatica L.) trees were cut in May and November at three stump heights to study coppice regeneration. Sprouting was extremely good after one growing season, and live sprouts grew well through the third and fourth seasons. However, some stumps began to deteriorate and sprouts die after the second growing season. After six years, only 9 percent of the stumps cut in May and 18 percent of those cut in November had live sprouts.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: August 1, 1982

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