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Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Issue 42 (1960) Stratifying Repellent-Treated Pine Seed

Stratifying Repellent-Treated Pine Seed

Germinative capacity of loblolly, shortleaf, and Virginia pine may be seriously reduced if the seed is repellent-coated and then stratified when fresh. In contrast, cold storage for a few months may largely forestall damage from later repellent treatment and stratification. These are indications from studies at Sewanee, Tenn., where fresh clean seed of the three species was compared by laboratory germination after being processed in various ways.

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Author(s): T. A. Harrington

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 42 (1960)