Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Issue 79 (1966) Successful Hardwood Grafting

Successful Hardwood Grafting

The Tennessee Valley Authority's hardwood forest tree improvement program, which started about 2 years ago, involves six species--black cherry, black walnut, yellowpoplar, northern red oak, white oak, and chestnut oak. The results are encouraging. TVA began grafting black walnut in the late thirties in connection with an early tree-crops program, and some grafting of yellow-poplar was done in the mid-forties. Until 1965 little or nothing was done with the other four species.

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Author(s): John F. Hatmaker, Kingsley A. Taft, Jr.

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 79 (1966)

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