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Background and Aims: Abandoned lands are increasingly used to establish fast-growing tree plantations, and are often rapidly colonized by a high density of herbaceous undergrowth. These weeds are generally removed since they compete with trees for resources, in particular soil nutrients. However,...

Author(s)
Chomel, M.; Guittonny-Larchevêque, M.; DesRochers, A.; Baldy, V.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Plant and Soil, 2016, 398, 1/2, pp 229-241
Abstract

Recommends from experience Dowpon, at 15-20 kg./ha. before, or 5-7.5 kg. after, planting of Willow and Poplar, with or without added Tormona-80 at 2 to 3 litres/ha., as being cheap, labour-saving, and providing a useful mulch and some control of grass inhabiting vermin; also the use of Tormona-80,...

Author(s)
Gunther, G.
Citation
Holzzucht, Die, 1963, 17, 3/4, pp 17-8
Abstract

Simazine at rates of 1, 2, 4, and 6 lb./acre was applied to plots of newly planted hybrid Poplar cuttings to determine whether this herbicide could be substituted for cultivation when establishing Poplar plantations. Survival and growth on these plots and on cultivated and uncultivated control...

Author(s)
Cunningham, F. E.; Sowers, D. W., Jr.
Citation
Tree Planters' Notes, 1965, No. 70, pp 21-6
Abstract

Observations were made in 1953-56 on sites planted with belts of Poplars adjoining grassland near 's-Hertogenbosch. Soil analyses showed that fertility was higher in strips 20-25 m. wide, bordering the belts, than further away. Grass yields by weight on the border strip were 23% lower than those...

Author(s)
Bakker, A.
Citation
Mededelingen van de Landbouwhogeschool te Wageningen, 1960, 60, 9, pp 1-38
Abstract

cf. F.A. 12 No. 1108.] Discusses, with tables, survival and growth of different species, the most widely planted being Robinia pseudoacacia, in relation to site treatment, fertilizer application, planting methods, aspect, slope, soil toxicity (very low pH), grasses and legumes, and damage by pests. ...

Author(s)
Finn, R. F.
Citation
Technical Papers. Central States Forest Experiment Station, 1958, No. 153, pp 38
Abstract

The Spruce forests of northern U.S.S.R. are mainly riparian and valley forests, and are much less damaged by fire than are the Pine forests on the higher adjacent ground, owing chiefly to a late spring thaw, higher atmospheric humidity, spring flooding, and the presence of fire-resistant herbaceous ...

Author(s)
Melekhov, I. S.
Citation
Botanicheskii Zhurnal, 1944, 29, pp 131-5

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