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Home Publications The Thin Green Line Seedling Size and Reforestation Success How Big is Big Enough?

Seedling Size and Reforestation Success How Big is Big Enough?

Foresters are frequently confronted with the option of planting seedlings that have a range of sizes. Most practitioners assume that larger planting stock has greater inherent performance capability to grow larger and faster, compete with vegetation for site resources under field site conditions and shorten the time to reach a desired size; thus meet management objectives (e.g., free to grow plantation status).


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Author(s): Steven C. Grossnickle

Publication: The Thin Green Line

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