Tree Mortality Caused by Flooding at Two Midwestern Reservoirs

The effects of continuous spring and summer flooding on bottomland hardwoods at Rathbun Reservoir in southern Iowa and Carlyle Reservoir in southwestern Illinois were investigated. Substantial mortality occurred in nearly all species subjected to continuous flooding for 83 days after leafing out, 99 days after last freeze or a total of 129 days after the onset offlooding in mid-March.

Starting page
646
Ending page
648
ID
42871