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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 2003 How Acorn Size Influences Seedling Size and Possible Seed Management Choices

How Acorn Size Influences Seedling Size and Possible Seed Management Choices

Seed size has been found to influence seed vigor and seedling size in many plants. Some nurseries size acorns for the purpose of producing more uniform seedlings. No carefully constructed data set has been published that quantifies the advantages of this practice. Therefore, a study was set up to do this; initial results are presented in this paper.


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Author(s): Robert P. Karrfalt

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 2003

Event: Northeastern Forest and Conservation Nursery Association
2003 - Springfield, IL

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