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Luna, Tara ; Dumroese, R. Kasten; Landis, Thomas D. 2006. Collecting Dormant Hardwood Cuttings for Western Riparian Restoration Projects. 0624 2334. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Technology and Development Program. 8 p.

This tech tip describes how to cut sections of dormant woody stems (cuttings) that can be planted to grow into new trees or shrubs. This technique is often used when planting trees or shrubs in moist areas along the edges of streams or lakes where the cuttings will be able to grow roots easily. Detailed information is provided about cuttings from redosier dogwood, cottonwood, and willow.

Keywords: bioengineering, cottonwood, dogwood, propagation, reforestation, riparian restoration, willow


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