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Title: Forest nursery history in western Canada with special emphasis on the province of British Columbia

Author: Van Eerden, Evert (Ev);

Date: 2002

Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 152-159

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Description: In Canada, forest land ownership and management is largely under provincial jurisdiction, and forestry operations are mainly conducted on public land and not on private land. This public ownership has exerted a profound impact on the development of reforestation policies and nursery technology in Canada. Collectively, about 650 million seedlings are planted annually in Canada's forests. In excess of 90% of this production is grown as container seedlings, mostly by commercial nurseries.

Keywords: bareroot nursery, container nursery, nursery technology, reforestation, privatization

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Van Eerden, Evert (Ev) 2002. Forest nursery history in western Canada with special emphasis on the province of British Columbia. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 152-159

 


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