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3. Defining the Target Plant

People planting native and traditional species in the tropics have diverse goals and face a multitude of challenges on their outplanting sites. Understanding these goals and challenges and the steps necessary to meet them is essential to outplanting success. The Target Plant Concept is used to define what plant materials to grow in the nursery to meet the needs on the outplanting sites and achieve project objectives.

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Author(s): Thomas D. Landis, Kim M. Wilkinson

Publication: Tropical Nursery Manual