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Southern Coastal Plain region

The term Southern Coastal Plain region is used to delineate the geographic area of the southeastern United States comprised of southern Georgia, southern Alabama, and northern Florida. The Southern Coastal Plain experiences a mild, temperate climate and can support a number of tropical and semi-tropical forage plant species. This region is located at the extreme limits for both tropical and temperate forage species. (Forage Production in the Southern Coastal Plain Region

Publications

Guide to Fertilization for Pine Straw Production on Coastal Plain Sites

FR395/FOR327 by Anna Osiecka, Patrick J. Minogue, and E. David DickensJuly 19th, 2022A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for Commercial audience(s). in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Forestry

Selecting Coastal Plain Species for Wind Resistance

FR174/FOR119 by Mary L. Duryea and Eliana KampfJuly 28th, 2021A team of UF/IFAS scientists studied 10 hurricanes to determine their effect on the urban forest. One of the major goals of this study was to assemble lists of relative wind resistance for different urban tree species to help communities prepare for hurricane seasons. This fact sheet presents the research and methodology that lead to these lists, discusses the results and presents recommendations for selecting and establishing trees for a healthier and more wind-resistant urban forest.

Using Soils to Guide Fertilizer Recommendations for Southern Pines

FR053/Circular 1by Eric J. Jokela and Alan J. LongMay 3rd, 2022A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for Commercial audience(s).

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