Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Issue 67 (1964) Local Sources of Loblolly Pine in Maryland and Shortleaf Pine in New Jersey Outgrow Southern Stocks

Local Sources of Loblolly Pine in Maryland and Shortleaf Pine in New Jersey Outgrow Southern Stocks

In 1951, the Committee on Southern Forest Tree Improvement initiated the Southwide Pine Seed Source Study. As part of the study, the Northeastern Forest Experiment Station established a loblolly pine plantation in eastern Maryland in 1953 and a shortleaf pine plantation in southern New Jersey in 1958. Each plantation contains seedlings from several geographic sources. Survival and growth differed markedly, depending upon the source.


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Author(s): Silas Little, H. A. Somes

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 67 (1964)

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