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Chapter 1 - Containers: Types and Functions

Many types of containers have been tested in North American forest tree nurseries during the past 20 years (fig. 2.1.2), but the perfect container has yet to be developed. In reality, no single container will ever fill the needs of every nursery manager because of differences in nursery cultural practices or outplanting site conditions. Which is the best container for a given purpose will depend on the specific objectives of the nursery and of the reforestation system.

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Author(s): Thomas D. Landis

Publication: The Container Tree Nursery Manual - The Container Tree Nursery Manual, Volume 2 - Containers and Growing Media