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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1997 Current Trends in Nutrition of Container Stock

Current Trends in Nutrition of Container Stock

The container tree nurseries in Western Canada have been going through a constant adjustment of their seedling nutrition programs to meet the challenges imposed by the increasing demand for bigger stock types, early delivery dates for summer planting, increased requests for seedlings grown in copper-treated containers and, ultimately the demand for excellence in field performance. This presentation will mainly focus on the experiences of Pelton Reforestation Limited in its efforts to adjust the seedling nutrition program for the production of quality stock that meets customers' expectations.

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Author(s): Fernando Rey

Event: Symposium Proceedings: Forest Seedling Nutrition from the Nursery to the Field