Establishing oaks in Big River floodplains
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Missouri Forestry Newsletter 19(1):3-5
Successful tree establishment is fundamental to implementing agroforestry practices, reforesting bottomland cropfields or regenerating green-tree reservoirs. Planting trees can be problematic in floodplains and riparian areas because of intense competition from herbaceous and woody plants, animal herbivory and browsing, and flooding and saturated soils.
Dey, Dan; Kabrick, John; Gold, Michael 2003. Establishing oaks in Big River floodplains. Missouri Forestry Newsletter 19(1):3-5