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FOR THOSE WHO ARE REFORESTATING

 

Photo credit: ZED

Reforestation with willow cuttings

Cut a branch and stick it in the ground

A number of interesting comments in:

https://permies.com/t/7993/Cut-branch-stick-ground

e.g.

Cuttings and Bioengineering in Restoration

* Growth Response of Three Native Shrubs – Paul R. Cereghino
* Streambank and Shoreline Protection NRCS Engineering Field Handbook Chapter 16
* The Practical Streambank Bioengineering Guide – NRCS Aberdeen, Idaho
* The Stinger Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 6 – NRCS Boise, Idaho
* Factors Affecting Selection, Acquisition and Use of Plant Materials in a Soil Bioengineering Project Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 18 – NRCS Portland, Oregon
* Soil Bioengineering Demonstration Project, Coyote Creek, Lane County, Oregon: First and Second Years Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 19 – NRCS Portland, Oregon
* Producing Pacific Northwest Native Trees and Shrubs in Hardwood Cutting Blocks or Stooling Beds Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 24 – NRCS Portland, Oregon
* Ability of Pacific Northwest Native Shrubs to Root from Hardwood Cuttings (with Summary Propagation Methods for 22 Species Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 30 – NRCS Portland, Oregon
* Native Shrubs as a Supplement to the Us of Willows as Live Stakes and Fascines in Western Oregon and Western Washington Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 31 – NRCS Portland, Oregon
* Waterjet Stinger Technical Notes Plant Materials No. 39 – NRCS Boise, Idaho
* Vegetative Propagation of Poplar and Willow – Greg Morgenson

Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.