Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1980 Scheduling irrigation to induce seedling dormancy

Scheduling irrigation to induce seedling dormancy

The dormancy of seedlings can be induced by increasing plant moisture stress in early summer to midsummer. Each nursery should tailor its irrigation schedule to achieve early seedling growth, then dormancy induction, and finally dormancy deepening to produce planting stock with high survival potential.


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Author(s): Joe B. Zaerr, Brian D. Cleary, James L. Jenkinson

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1980

Event: Intermountain Nurseryman's Association and Western Forest Nursery Association
1980 - Boise, ID

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