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Intraspecific Variation in the Response of Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) Seedlings to Salinity
Entry ID: brdnwrc0004

Abstract: Saltwater intrusion is responsible for the destruction of baldcypress
(Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich) swamps along the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Recent
restoration efforts have focused on the identification of baldcypress genotypes
with greater tolerance to saline conditions than previously reported. The
objective of this research was to increase knowledge of the genotypic variation
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Purpose: The objective of this research was to increase knowledge of the genotypic
variation in baldcypress salt tolerance by performing a field study,
physiological studies, and a germination study using different seed sources.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 31.0   S: 28.0   E: -87.0   W: -93.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: James Allen, Ken Krauss
Dataset Title: Intraspecific variation in the response of Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) seedlings to salinity
Dataset Release Date: December 1994
Dataset Release Place: Lafayette, Louisiana
Dataset Publisher: National Biological Service
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-11-01
Stop Date: 1997-05-31
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Spatial Data and Metadata Server, National Wetlands Research Center, Biological Resources Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 318 266-8636
Fax: 318 266-8586
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Contact Address:
National Wetlands Research Center
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
700 Cajundone Boulevard
City: Lafayette
Province or State: Louisiana
Postal Code: 70506
Country: USA
Phone: 808-522-8230
Fax: 808-522-8236
Email: jimallen at
Contact Address:
U.S.D.A. Forest Service
Institute of Pacific Forestry
1151 Punchbowl St., Room 323
City: Honolulu
Province or State: Hawaii
Postal Code: 96813
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23