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Micro-Organisms in Nursery Seedbed Soils

One phase of the forest-tree seedling research program at the Alabama Station is a study of some of the soil micro-organisms. The preliminary work was primarily concerned with identification of fungi associated with damping-off and with nematodes associated with root rot. Sawdust and cover crops are extensively used as sources of soil organic matter; therefore the study was expanded to include them.

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Author(s): Kenneth H. Garren, Jack T. May, Charles S. Walsh

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 21 (1955)

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