A comparison of tree shelters and their effects on seedling survival and growth of two bottomland hardwood species: first-year results

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  • Authors: Stuhlinger, H. Christoph; Earl, Jeffrey A.; Montgomery, Rebecca A.; DeFee, Buren B.
  • Publication Year: 2006
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 262

Abstract

Tree shelters can aid hardwood establishment by improving seedling survival and growth. Shelters are translucent plastic tubes that act as mini-greenhouses by maintaining a higher humidity environment. Can less-costly shelters achieve the same improved results as more expensive shelters?

  • Citation: Stuhlinger, H. Christoph; Earl, Jeffrey A.; Montgomery, Rebecca A.; DeFee, Buren B., II 2006. A comparison of tree shelters and their effects on seedling survival and growth of two bottomland hardwood species: first-year results. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 262
  • Posted Date: June 16, 2006
  • Modified Date: May 9, 2007
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