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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 2006 Innovative Cold Tolerance Test for Conifer Seedlings

Innovative Cold Tolerance Test for Conifer Seedlings

Balk, P. A., Bronnum, P., Perks, M., and Stattin, E. IN: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Proceedings RMRS-P-50, p. 9-14. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2006. 2007.

Forest tree nurseries rely on tight scheduling of operations to deliver vital seedlings to the planting site. Cold storage is required to: (1) prevent winter damage, especially in container seedlings; (2) to maintain planting stock in an inactive condition; and (3) to ensure plant supply for geographically distinct planting sites, a definite requirement for large-scale or internationally operating nurseries.

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Author(s): Peter A. Balk, Peter Brønnum, Mike P. Perks, Eva Stattin, Lonneke H.M. van der Geest, Monique F. van Wordragen

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 2006

Event: Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Meeting
2006 - Eugene, OR