Categories: Research

No. 140 Comparison of Early Performance of Containerized and Bare-Root Loblolly Pine Seedlings Planted from October through April

June 8, 2021 - Report provides two-year results of a test to compare loblolly pine seedlings propagated in containers to those raised in traditional beds and planted “bare-root” in October, November, December, February, March, and April. Container seedlings survived and grew well if planted in the fall or spring but not in winter, while bare-root seedlings performed acceptably at all planting dates.

No. 137 Controlling American Holly with Basal Sprays of Triclopyr

May 17, 2021 - Report describes two-year results of a test of the herbicide triclopyr ester (product name Garlon 4 Ultra) applied as a basal spray to control American holly in the understory of mixed hardwood stands. Rates as low as 5% applied in February or 20% applied in March were highly effective.

Restoring Native Longleaf Pine Banner-up (HQ)

March 12, 2021 - VDOF Exhibit available for event displays. Type: Banner-up, Size: 3 ft., Use: Indoor Use, Position: center. These banner-up displays are easy to set up and may be used in a variety of combinations to meet different needs. Each banner-up is approximately 3 feet wide and is designed to be used individually or in groups of 2 or 3. The design concept places each panel in a left, center or right... Read More

Preserving Native Longleaf Pine Banner-up (HQ)

March 12, 2021 - VDOF Exhibit available for event displays. Type: Banner-up, Size: 3 ft., Use: Indoor Use, Position: left. These banner-up displays are easy to set up and may be used in a variety of combinations to meet different needs. Each banner-up is approximately 3 feet wide and is designed to be used individually or in groups of 2 or 3. The design concept places each panel in a left, center or right... Read More

Researching Longleaf Pine Banner-up (HQ)

March 12, 2021 - VDOF Exhibit available for event displays. Type: Banner-up, Size: 3 ft., Use: Indoor Use, Position: right. These banner-up displays are easy to set up and may be used in a variety of combinations to meet different needs. Each banner-up is approximately 3 feet wide and is designed to be used individually or in groups of 2 or 3. The design concept places each panel in a left, center or right... Read More

Forest Research Review 2006-08

November 12, 2020 - Research reports and updates from ongoing VDOF studies. In this issue: longleaf pine establishment methods, shortleaf pine establishment methods, American chestnut backcross breeding, white pine seedling handling and competition control methods, loblolly pine release tank mixes and surfactants, epicormic branching of white oak, and northern red oak planting.