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Certified Seed and Artificial Forest Regeneration

Little use has been made of the schemes for certifying the genetic identity of forest reproductive material over the many decades since the schemes were first made available. Now, however, changing patterns in the forest seed market and public opinion might well change this situation and certification thus become more the rule than the exception. Nursery and tree improvement workers as well as land managers need to take a second look at the need for seed and seedling certification to prepare for a changing future.

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Author(s): Robert Karrfalt

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volume 46, Number 2 (1995)

Volume: 46

Number: 2