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Home Publications Nursery Manuals Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot Chapter 27: Nursery Record Systems and Computers

Chapter 27: Nursery Record Systems and Computers

Nineteen Northwest bareroot nurseries were polled concerning the crop site, and administrative records they keep and their methods of recordkeeping. Seventy-nine percent of those nurseries currently use computers in some of their recordkeeping, and 95% expect to be using computers within the next 5 years. Sample printouts from the D. L. Phipps Oregon State Forest Nursery highlight features of its computerized crop recordkeeping system. Though computers have numerous applications for bareroot nurseries, they are not a panacea for good recordkeeping. Each nursery must assess its own needs to determine whether computerization is appropriate.

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Author(s): C. B. Royce

Publication: Nursery Manuals - Forest Nursery Manual—Bareroot

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