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The increasing use of greenhouses for the accelerated production of forest tree seedlings emphasizes the need to employ labor-saving devices for such routine tasks as watering, fertilizing, etc. Hand-watering is especially time consuming, and in large greenhouse operations can tie up labor for long periods each day. Consequently, many nurserymen are looking to various types of irrigation equipment as a means of automating this essential operation.

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Author(s): John B. Scarratt, W. A. McDonald

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes

Section: General

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