Nursery Practices That Improve Hardwood Seedling Root MorphologyTree Planters' Notes
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AbstractA summary is given of studies during 1987-89 at State forest nurseries in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ohio. Standards are suggested for improving root and shoot characteristics (especially the number of permanent first-order lateral roots) ofQuercus rubra, Q. alba and Juglans nigra bare-rooted seedlings using control of bed density and seed source, and undercutting.
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Citation InformationRichard C. Schultz and Janette R. Thompson. "Nursery Practices That Improve Hardwood Seedling Root Morphology" Tree Planters' Notes Vol. 41 Iss. 3 (1990) p. 21 - 32
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