EFFECT OF TREE SHELTERS ON SURVIVAL, GROWTH, AND WOOD QUALITY OF 11 TREE SPECIES COMMONLY PLANTED IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES

@inproceedings{West2006EFFECTOT,
  title={EFFECT OF TREE SHELTERS ON SURVIVAL, GROWTH, AND WOOD QUALITY OF 11 TREE SPECIES COMMONLY PLANTED IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES},
  author={David H. West and Arthur H. Chappelka and Kenneth Michael Tilt and Harry G. Ponder and David W. Williams},
  year={2006}
}
One-year-old seedlings of 11 commonly used southern urban shade tree species were planted with and without plastic shelters and grown for 3 years (19931995) to determine shelter effects on tree growth, survival, and appearance. Shelters increased the percentage of survival of all species except Katsura tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum). After 2 years, survival was approximately 85%, compared to 50% for nonsheltered trees, with sheltered sawtooth oak (Quercus acutissima), green ash (Fraxinus… CONTINUE READING

Tables from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-3 OF 3 REFERENCES

Use of plastic shelters for low - cost establishment of street trees

H. Evans
  • South . J . Appl . For .
  • 1996

Beech in treeshelters

E Koch
  • Q . J . For .
  • 1993

The growth of young oak trees in shelters

K. Windell
  • Forestry
  • 1985