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Peer-reviewed Article

Irrigation and planting density affect river red gum growth


Stephen T. Cockerham

publication information

California Agriculture 58(1):40-43. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v058n01p40. January-March 2004.


In a 6-year study, nitrogen fertilizer had no impact while water and spacing significantly influenced growth of a potential fuel-wood source.

author affiliations

S.T. Cockerham is Superintendent of Agricultural Operations, UC Riverside. The California Department of Forestry provided partial funding for this project. The author acknowledges the contributions of Paul W. Moore, who was awarded the grant, designed the experiment and established the plots;

author notes

Gregory Stapleton and William Doughty, the technicians who kept the study going.