Chapter 15: Nursery Cultural Practices - Impacts on Seedling Quality
Better understanding and implementation of nursery cultural practices to improve seedling quality will enable better matching of seedlings to forest sites, reducing the chance of regeneration delay and improving future growth of forest stands. This chapter reviews a number of important cultural practices and the ways in which they affect indicators of seedling quality (morphology and physiology) and, ultimately, field performance (growth and survival).
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Author(s): Mary L. Duryea
Publication: Nursery Manuals - Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot