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Home Publications Southern Pine Nursery Handbook 10. Packing, Storage and Shipping

10. Packing, Storage and Shipping

Systems of packaging and storage should be considered before nursery construction. Factors to be considered in selecting a new system of handling seedlings or modifying an old system are: Annual production, size of seedlings, packaging in the field or in a shed, interval between lifting and shipping or planting, maximum number of seedlings to be held in storage at the nursery and in the field, and method of shipment.

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Author(s): Jack T. May

Publication: Southern Pine Nursery Handbook

Section: Chapter 10

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