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A New Idea in Seed Beds

Professor S. A. Wilde in his book "Forest Soils, " 1942, page 147, has written: "In no other branch of plant production is a deficiency of humus manifested with such sharpness as it is in forest nurseries! Forest trees, especially conifers, develop in their youth on a purely organic layer of forest debris, and thus acquire more or less pronounced saprophytic tendencies."

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Author(s): E. Bakuzis

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 11 (1952)