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Storage of Southern pine seedlings: A Review

Whereas it used to be customary for the planting season to last from December 1 to March 1, planting now frequently lasts until the middle of May. The lengthened season has been due to the press of other work, labor shortages, occasional bad weather, and the discovery that one can plant in the spring months with good success. Thus, because southern pine seedlings are stored for longer periods than ever before, the tree planter should be aware of some of the critical storage factors that affect survival in the field. Following is a summary of what is now general practice with southern pine.

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Author(s): Hamlin L. Williston

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 25, Number 4 (1974)

Volume: 25

Number: 4