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Germinant Sowing in South Africa

Germinant sowing is operational for tree nurseries in South Africa. The technique reduces seed costs for eucalyptus and pines. Filled cell percentage is usually near 98%. Seed efficiency at many North American container nurseries can be improved by adopting either germinant sowing or single-sowing technology.

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Author(s): David B. South, Chris Young

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 46, Number 1 (1995)

Volume: 46

Number: 1