Development of Direct-Seeded and Planted Loblolly and Slash Pines Through Age 20
After 20 years in the field, planted loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) yielded volumes that were not significantly higher than volumes on three of six direct-seeding treatments. However, planted trees were fewer in number, larger in diameter, and more uniformly spaced than seeded trees. Slash pine (P. elliottii) volumes were not influenced by regeneration method.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Alexandria Forestry Center, Southern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Pineville, LA 71360
Publication date: 1985-11-01
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