Skip to main content

Effects of Fertilization on Production and Quality of Japanese Honeysuckle

Buy Article:

$21.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Effects of fertilization on Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica Thunb.) for improving browse production and quality were studied using paired-comparisons T-tests. Treatment consisted of liming and fertilizing according to soil analysis recommendations. Samples were collected and analyzed in spring (June), autumn (September), and winter (December) for protein, fiber, digestible nutrients and selected minerals. Fertilization increased (P < 0.05) browse production in honeysuckle by an average of 2083 lb/ac in 1989 and 2064 lb/ac in 1990. Fertilization also increased (P < 0.05) crude protein content. Fertilization of selected patches of honeysuckle is a cost-effective alternative to cultivated food plots and would provide year-round, rather than only seasonal, browse for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). South. J. Appl. For. 18(2):68-71.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: School of Forestry, Auburn University, AL 36849

Publication date: 1994-05-01

More about this publication?
  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
  • Membership Information
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more