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Karrfalt, R. P. IN: National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations 2005. Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., technical coordinators. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Proceedings RMRS-P-43, p.115-118. 2006.

The USDA Forest Service National Seed Laboratory has provided seed technology services to the forest and conservation seed and nursery industry for more than 50 years. This paper briefly traces the labs evolution from a regional facility concerned principally with southern pines to its newest mission as a national facility working with all native U.S. plants and serving national and international needs.

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Author(s): Robert P. Karrfalt

Section: Seeds