Staking Trees reduces root mass, caliper and taper

  • Staking Trees reduces root mass, caliper and taper

     Laura Wagner updated 8 years, 7 months ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Laura Wagner

    April 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    This is not new research, but still not well enough known.  Please go to the Iowa Resources page to see the full research which shows that staking, side pruning, and heading reduces root mass and caliper of young landscape stock.  The article is under the Tree Staking heading, and called Trunk Development of Young Trees.

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