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Subirrigation Trials with Native Plants

An article in the Summer, 2004 issue of FNN introduced the idea of using subirrigation to improve the growing of broadleaved native plants. The problem is that, under traditional sprinkler irrigation, large leaves create an “umbrella effect” that inhibits equal distribution of water from container to container or cavity to cavity in block containers.


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Author(s): Thomas D. Landis, R. Kasten Dumroese, Rhiannon Chandler

Publication: Forest Nursery Notes - 2006 Winter

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