Effects of Willow Overstory on Planted Seedlings in a Bottomland Restoration

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Various treatments were applied to control overstory willow in the riparian area of the Pen Branch system in order to determine the effects of competition control on seedling survival and growth. Four species, bald cypress, water tupelo, green ash, and swamp chestnut oak, were planted under four levels of willow canopy (intact, 60% removal, 100% removal with herbicide, 100% with mechanical). Species were more important in determining survival than treatment. Bald cypress and green ash survived best. The willow canopy appeared to provide minor benefits during the first two years.

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Dulohery, C.J.; Kolka, R.K. & McKevlin, M.R. March 19, 1999.

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  • Savannah River Forest Station
    Publisher Info: USDA Forest Service, Savannah River, New Ellenton, SC (United States)
    Place of Publication: New Ellenton, South Carolina

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Various treatments were applied to control overstory willow in the riparian area of the Pen Branch system in order to determine the effects of competition control on seedling survival and growth. Four species, bald cypress, water tupelo, green ash, and swamp chestnut oak, were planted under four levels of willow canopy (intact, 60% removal, 100% removal with herbicide, 100% with mechanical). Species were more important in determining survival than treatment. Bald cypress and green ash survived best. The willow canopy appeared to provide minor benefits during the first two years.

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  • Journal Name: Ecol. Engineering: Restoration of a Severely Impacted Riparian Wet Land System - The Pen Branch Project; Journal Volume: 15; Journal Issue: 1

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Dulohery, C.J.; Kolka, R.K. & McKevlin, M.R. Effects of Willow Overstory on Planted Seedlings in a Bottomland Restoration, article, March 19, 1999; New Ellenton, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc740916/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.