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02. Site Selection

Selecting a site for a permanent forest tree nursery is not only a difficult task, but it is also the most important step in the production of tree seedlings. Good nursery sites are rare and are often superior, high-priced farm lands. Failure to select a favorable site will result in unsatisfactory production of some species and will sooner or later add to the cost of one or more of the nursery operations.

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Author(s): Jack T. May

Publication: Southern Pine Nursery Handbook

Section: Chapter 2