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Using X-Ray Image Analysis to Assess the Viability of Northern Red Oak Acorns: Implications for Seed Handlers

Goodman, R. C., Jacobs, D. F., and 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.143-146. 2006.

This paper discusses the potential to use X-ray image analysis as a rapid and nondestructive test of viability of northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) acorns and the methodology to do so.


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Author(s): Rosa C. Goodman, Douglass F. Jacobs, Robert P. Karrfalt

Section: Seeds

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