Research & Studies

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Field Performance of Quercus bicolor

Benefits of repeated air-root pruning of feelings when stepping up to progressively larger containers include excellent lateral root distribution immediately below root collar and an exceptionally fibrous root ball.

Survival and 14-Year Growth of Oaks

Results of a comparison of 5-year survival and 14-year growth of black, white, and swamp white oaks grown from planting stock produced by a conventional bareroot method and stock produced by the Root Production Method (RPM ) of Forrest Keeling Nursery.

Tree Establishment in Floodplain Agroforestry Practices

Planting system including soil mounding, cover crop and use of RPM stock resulted in greater growth and survivability.

Vegetation Cover Affects Mammal Herbivory

Planting woody seedlings with a cover crop that doesn't provide good rabbit habitat can reduce rabbit damage to seedlings.