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Home Publications 1982 Southern Nursery Conferences Economies of Scale for Newly Constructed Southern Pine Nurseries

Economies of Scale for Newly Constructed Southern Pine Nurseries

Cost is an important consideration in constructing and operating new nurseries to grow bare-root and containerized southern pine seedlings for reforestation. Each type of nursery has different capital requirements. The cost of erecting a container seedling nursery is competitive with the cost of building a new bare-root nursery. By analysis it is shown that containerized seedlings can be grown economically and deserve a place in pine reforestation programs.

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Author(s): Richard W. Guldin

Publication: 1982 Southern Nursery Conferences

Event: Southern Nursery Conferences - Western Session
1982 - Oklahoma City, OK

Section: Nursery Operations and Economics

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