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Chapter 6: Containers

The choice of container is one of the most important considerations in developing a new nursery or growing a new species. Not only does the container control the amount of water and mineral nutrients that are available for plant growth, a container’s type and dimensions also affect many operational aspects of the nursery such as bench size and type of filling and harvesting equipment. ...

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Author(s): Tara Luna, Thomas D. Landis, R. Kasten Dumroese

Publication: Nursery Manual for Native Plants: A Guide for Tribal Nurseries, Volume 1: Nursery Management

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