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Development of a Mechanical Seeder for Sowing Small-Seeded Oak Species

This article describes a mechanical seeder designed at Indiana’s Vallonia State Tree Nursery to achieve target sowing rates for small-seeded acorns. This seeder can also be used for other hardwood species with similar-sized seeds. Using the seeder has helped achieve desired seedbed densities, thereby reducing cull percentages.


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Author(s): Bob Hawkins

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Volumes 60, Number 1 (2017)

Volume: 60

Number: 1

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