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Using a pressure chamber to detect damage to seedlings accidentally frozen during cold storage

During cold storage, seedlings are sometimes accidentally frozen. A study to determine if a pressure-chamber device could be used to detect the extent of this type of injury indicated that the change in plant moisture stress of potted seedlings during the first week after freezing is a reliable measure for predicting seedling survival.


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Author(s): Douglas D. McCreary

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1983

Event: The Challenge of Producing Native Plants for the Intermountain Area
1983 - Las Vegas, NV

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