Seedling competition from resident range cover often cause of seeding failures
AuthorsD. C. Sumner
R. Merton Love
Authors AffiliationsD. C. Summer is Associate Specialist in the Experiment Station, University of California, Davis; R. Merton Love is Agronomist in the Experiment Station, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 15(2):6-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v015n02p6. February 1961.
Frequently, failures of range seeding have been blamed on one or many factors such as exposures, rainfall, soil depth and type, temperatures, and depredations by birds and by rodents. Early, excessive, competition from the resident seedling plants is often given too little attention.
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