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Home Publications Nursery Manuals Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot Chapter 2: Nursery-Site Selection, Layout, and Development

Chapter 2: Nursery-Site Selection, Layout, and Development

Because no potenti al nursery site is perfect, site selection inevitably requires compromise. A three to sevenmember selection team should be given responsibility for establishing and ranking site -selection criteria; climate, soil, water, topography, previous land use, production potential, land availability and cost, and proximity to services are key considerations. Potential sites should be visited and evaluated and the best site chosen.


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Author(s): Frank E. Morby

Publication: Nursery Manuals - Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot

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