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This dataset encompasses information following seed germination and seedling growth of three tree species: Quercus rubra, Juglans cinerea, and Carya laciniosa. Seed sizes were recorded prior to incubation in sand, vermiculite, or without media. Seeds were then germinated with time to germination recorded in this dataset. After germination, seedlings were planted in Sugarcreek Metropark in either fall 2011 or spring 2012. One-half of seedlings were planted in tree tubes and a half without. Seedling height and diameter was recorded in June 2014 and March 2019, and death of seedlings was noted.
reforestation, hickory, oak, management
Biodiversity | Biology | Forest Biology | Forest Management | Plant Biology
Woods, M.J., Cobb, M., McEwan, R.W. 2019. Seed and Seedling Data from Sugarcreek Metropark Restoration Experiment. Five Rivers MetroParks Collaboration Data. Available online: https://ecommons.udayton.edu/mcewanlab_3_data/2/. https://doi.org/10.26890/FRM_data_1a.