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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1990 The Target Seedling Concept

The Target Seedling Concept

The target seedling concept means to target specific phys - iological and morphological seedling characteristics that can be quantitatively linked with reforestation success. For decades foresters have relied on the stocktype desig- nation, height, and caliper to grade seedlings. Nursery technology has advanced to the point where it is possible to achieve greater predictability in how seedlings will per- form after outplanting. This paper highlights the concept of target seedlings and their importance to reforestation.

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Author(s): Robin Rose, William C. Carlson, Paul D. Morgan

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1990

Event: Combined Meeting of the Western Forest Nursery Associations
1990 - Roseburg, OR