ESTABLISHMENT OF WOOD PLANTS ON ROADSIDES

WOOD SPECIES NATIVE TO VARIOUS AREAS IN KENTUCKY ARE SURVEYED AND THOSE THAT ARE USEFUL FOR SLOPE STABILIZATION, REDUCTION OF MAINTENANCE, AND IMPROVING AESTHETIC QUALITIES ARE LISTED. SEVENTY-ONE SPECIES WERE STUDIED WITH RESPECT TO SOIL REQUIREMENTS, KIND AND AMOUNT OF MULCH LIMITATIONS, AND PLANT ASSOCIATIONS. THE PROPAGATION STUDIES UNDERTAKEN (LIVE PLANT COLLECTIONS, CUTTING, AND DIRECT SEEDING) ARE DESCRIBED. NINETEEN SPECIES ARE LISTED IN A PLANT INFORMATION TABLE THAT RECORDS NAME OF SPECIES, SUGGESTED USE, TYPE OF ROOT SYSTEM, SPECIES ASSOCIATION, PH LEVELS, AND MOISTURE SOIL REQUIREMENTS. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Ky Hpr 65-33, HPR-1(6) PART II
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kentucky Department Highways

    ,    

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Whitaker, S E
  • Publication Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00204640
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1971 12:00AM