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04. Seedbed Preperation

The success of seed sowing, germination and consequent seedling growth depends to a great degree upon the quality of soil preperation. Nursery areas that have been in seedlins the preceding year require different methods of seedbed preparation than areas that have been in cover crops or lying fallow. The use of fumigants before sowing creates some confounding problems.

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Author(s): Jack T. May

Publication: Southern Pine Nursery Handbook

Section: Chapter 4