EVALUATION OF WOODY PLANTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF ESTABLISHMENT PROCEDURES FOR DIRECT SEEDING AND/OR VEGETATIVE REPRODUCTION

A LITERATURE REVIEW WAS MADE TO PREPARE A LIST OF POTENTIAL SPECIES BASED ON ADAPTABILITY, STRATIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, AESTHETIC VALUE AND SEED AVAILABILITY. SPECIES WERE RATED FOR ADAPTABILITY, EASE OF ESTABISHMENT AND GROWTH RATES IN INITIAL PLANTINGS. FROM AT LEAST 56 POTENTIAL SPECIES, 25 SPECIES ARE STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION AND 10 SPECIES ARE CURRENTLY RECOMMENDED FOR PLANTINGS. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDE: SEEDING DATES, COVER-COMPANION MIXTURES, SUCCESSFUL WOODY SPECIES, LIME AND FERTILIZER APPLICATION, SEED INCORPORATION, MULCH AND MULCH ANCHORING AND LEGUME INOCULATION. STRATIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, SEEDING DEPTH RECOMMENDATIONS AND SEED PER POUND STATISTICS ARE PRESENTED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract AW-73-75-46
  • Corporate Authors:

    Soil Conservation Service

    National Plant Materials Center, Building 509, BARC-East
    Beltsville, MD  United States  20705
  • Authors:
    • Everett, H W
    • Schultz, G V
    • Dudley, R F
  • Publication Date: 1973-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 52 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00204657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Interim
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 7 2003 12:00AM