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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1985 Stratification and Germination of Western White Pine Seeds

Stratification and Germination of Western White Pine Seeds

Techniques of stratifying Western white pine seeds were compared as was length of stratification. Speed of germination increased with increased stratification periods. Layered peat moss stratification and stratification on top of peat/vermiculite substrate were equally effective. Soaking seeds in water prior to layered peat stratification and layering dry seeds produced conflicting results, indicating a need for further study.

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Author(s): Rodger Danielson

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1985

Event: Intermountain Nurseryman's Association Meeting
1985 - Fort Collins, CO