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Using Poultry Litter to Fertilize Longleaf Pine Plantations for Enhanced Straw Production

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2007 ASAE Annual Meeting  074062.(doi:10.13031/2013.23431)
Authors:   John P Chastain, P Andrew Rollins
Keywords:   Land application, manure management, forestry

Longleaf pinestraw is high-quality landscape mulch that is in large demand in many urban and suburban areas of the Southeastern United States. In many cases, the annual income from pinestraw production is just as important to forestland owners as the value of the standing timber.

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