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Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot

'Forest Nursery Manual' presents state-of-art information about current bareroot-nursery practices and research in the northwestern United States and Canada.

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Chapter 1- Development of the Forest Nursery Manual - A Synthesis of Current Practices and Research
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Chapter 2: Nursery-Site Selection, Layout, and Development
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Chapter 3: Equipment for Forest Nurseries
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Chapter 4: Assuring Seed Quality for Seedling Production- Cone Collection and Seed Processing, Testing, Storage, and Stratification
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Chapter 5: Establishing a Vigorous Nursery Crop - Bed Preparation, Seed Sowing, and Early Seedling Growth
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Chapter 6: Physical Properties of Forest-Nursery Soils - Relation to Seedling Growth
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Chapter 7: Soil Fertility in Forest Nurseries
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Chapter 8: Soil and Tissue Analysis - Tools for Maintaining Soil Fertility
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Chapter 9: Nursery Soil Organic Matter - Management and Importance
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Chapter 10: Cover and Green Manure Crops for Northwest Nurseries
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Chapter 11- Water Management
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Chapter 12: Irrigation in Forest-Tree Nurseries - Monitoring and Effects on seedling Growth
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Chapter 13: Land Drainage
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Chapter 14: Plant Physiology and Nursery Environment - Interactions Affecting Seedling Growth
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Chapter 15: Nursery Cultural Practices - Impacts on Seedling Quality
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Chapter 16: Plug + 1 Seedling Production
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Chapter 17: Genetic Implications of Nursery Practices
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Chapter 18: Weed Management in Forest Nurseries
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Chapter 19: Pest Management in Northwest Bareroot Nurseries
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Chapter 20: Mycorrhiza Management in Bareroot Nurseries
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Chapter 21: Lifting, Grading, Packaging, and Storing
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Chapter 22: Nursery storage to Planting Hole - A Seedling's Hazardous Journey
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Chapter 23: Assessing Seedling Quality
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Chapter 24: Planting-Stock Selection - Meeting Biological Needs and Operational Realities
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Chapter 25: Sales and Customer Relations
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Chapter 26: Improving Productivity in Forest Nurseries
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Chapter 27: Nursery Record Systems and Computers
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Chapter 28: Designing Nursery Experiments
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Chapter 29: Problem Solving in Forest-Tree Nurseries
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Chapter 30: Nurseries in the Northwest - A Unique Opportunity
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Appendix - Questionnaire Number One
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Appendix B - Questionnaire Number Two
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Appendix C - Conversion Tables
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Appendix D - Glossary
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