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Automatic Mudding of Seedling Roots

In bundling operations during the past 4 years, the State forest tree nurseries of North Carolina have begun coating seedling roots with clay instead of with sphagnum moss. This article primarily explains how the clay slurry is handled. However, the list that follows indicates some of the reasons why clay instead of sphagnum moss is used.

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Author(s): Dwight L. Brenneman

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 71 (1965)