A comparison of tree shelters and their effects on seedling survival and growth of two bottomland hardwood species: first-year resultsThis article is part of a larger document. View the larger document here.
Tree shelters can aid hardwood establishment by improving seedling survival and growth. Shelters are translucent plastic tubes that act as mini-greenhouses by maintaining a higher humidity environment. Can less-costly shelters achieve the same improved results as more expensive shelters?