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Chapter 13: Land Drainage

Under certain nursery soil conditions, land-drainage improvements and surface -water control can enhance seedling quality and production and provide greater operational flexibility. Good drainage minimizes soil compaction, allows maintenance of proper soil chemical and biological conditions, reduces surface runoff and erosion, decreases nutrient losses, and diminishes occurrence of soil pathogens

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Author(s): D. E. Boyer

Publication: Nursery Manuals - Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot