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International Nursery and Reforestation Exchanges

I have recently returned from an exciting trip to central Siberia that was part of a Forest Service scientific exchange with a series of institutes of the Russian Academy of Science. Russia, as you know, is a huge country, with forest resources roughly 3 times the size of the United States. The Russians have a nursery industry that produces about 800 million seedlings per year-roughly half of our production. Their nursery technology is developing but could use substantial infusions of capital and expertise to optimize effectiveness.

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Author(s): Robert Mangold

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 44, Number 4 (1993)

Volume: 44

Number: 4