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Title: The Woody Plant Seed Manual

Author: Bonner, Franklin T.; Karrfalt, Robert P. eds.;

Date: 2008

Source: Agric. Handbook No. 727. Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 1223 p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Titles contained within The Woody Plant Seed Manual

Description: The first comprehensive handbook on the seeds of trees and shrubs produced by the USDA Forest Service was USDA Misc. Pub. 654, Woody-Plant Seed Manual. The manuscript was ready for publication in 1941, but World War II delayed publication until 1948. The boom in tree planting in the 1950s and 1960s created a large demand for seeds and exposed the gaps in our knowledge concerning production and quality of seeds of woody plants in general.

Keywords: seeds, woody plants, trees, shrubs

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Bonner, Franklin T.; Karrfalt, Robert P., eds. 2008. The Woody Plant Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook No. 727. Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 1223 p.

 


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