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Hybrid poplar cultivars for maximizing phytomass production on gold mine tailings in the Black Hills


Bjugstad, Ardell J.1987. Hybrid poplar cultivars for maximizing phytomass production on gold mine tailings in the Black Hills. In: 1986 National Symposium on Mining, Hydrology, Sedimentology, and Reclamation: University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, December 8-11, 1986. Lexington, Ky.: University of Kentucky. p. 263-266.

Twenty-six hybrid poplar clones were planted as cuttings on a gold mine tailings in the Black Hills. Four exhibited very good survival and growth. Other clones had relatively high (exceeding 50 percent) survival but slow growth (below 60 cm) over a 5-year period.

Keywords: Populus nigra, hybrids, clones, mine tailings, survival, growth, Black Hills


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Hybrid poplar cultivars for maximizing phytomass production on gold mine tailings in the Black Hills
Electronic Publish Date: April 21, 2006
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