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Reforestation Value of Seedlings and Transplants

The use of red pine transplants in reforestation of nonpodzolic sandy soils with less than 5 tons of weeds per acre is not justified. The extra $30 per acre for transplants cannot be recovered with a reasonable interest by plantations growing at a rate of not more than 1 cord per acre per year on short rotations.

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Author(s): John E. Borkenhagen, Jaya G. Iyer

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 27, Number 4 (1976)

Volume: 27

Number: 4