Regenerating native oaks in California
AuthorDouglas D. McCreary
Author AffiliationsDouglas D. McCreary is Natural Resources Specialist, Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, University of California Sierra Foothill Range Field Station, Browns Valley.
Hilgardia 43(1):4-6. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p4. January 1989.
Livestock are frequently blamed for poor regeneration of native oaks in California, but research indicates that other factors are also involved. Conditions favoring natural regeneration may occur only once or twice a century. Artificial regeneration is a practical but currently costly alternative.
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