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Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes, Issue 65 (1964) Populus Trichocarpa Seeds Endure Adversities

Populus Trichocarpa Seeds Endure Adversities

Seeds of Populus species are usually nondormant and short-lived unless stored in sealed containers at cold temperatures (1). Generally, authorities recommend that Populus seed be sown immediately after collection to prevent rapid loss of viability. However, a recent experience in collecting, fumigating, and shipping black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) seeds indicates that seeds of this species are relatively durable.

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Author(s): James M. Trappe

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 65 (1964)

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