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Title: Survey of Root and Shoot Cultural Practices for Hardwood Seedlings

Author: Vanderveer, Harry L.;

Date: 2005

Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., tech. coords. 2005. National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2004; 2004 July 12–15; Charleston, NC; and 2004 July 26–29; Medford, OR. Proc. RMRS-P-35. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 21-23

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Description: A telephone survey of selected forest seedling nursery managers was conducted in early 2004. About 2 dozen managers were contacted and asked to respond during a brief (15 to 30 minute) conversation about the current practices they employ to manage root and shoot growth of hardwood seedlings. The participants involved were evenly split between public agencies (government) and private agencies (forest industry or other corporate entities). To receive open and honest responses to all questions, individual nursery names, locations, and managers were kept confidential.

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Keywords: root pruning, undercutting, top clipping, shoot pruning, root wrenching, shoot-to-root ratio

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Vanderveer, Harry L. 2005. Survey of Root and Shoot Cultural Practices for Hardwood Seedlings. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., tech. coords. 2005. National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2004; 2004 July 12–15; Charleston, NC; and 2004 July 26–29; Medford, OR. Proc. RMRS-P-35. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 21-23

 


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