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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1976 Weed Prevention in Forest Nurseries

Weed Prevention in Forest Nurseries

The nurseryman's primary objective is to produce first-class plantingstock as economically as possible. At many nurseries, however, weeds are a major obstacle in obtaining this goal. Weeds compete with seedlings for light, water, and nutrients and reduce seedbed densities. Weed competition also causes seedling top and root stunting in various degrees and results in large variations in seedling size at lifting.


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Author(s): David B. South

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1976

Event: Southeastern Area Nurserymen's Conference
1976 - Mobile, AL

Section: Western

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