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Title: Reforestation by seed sowing in the northern Rocky Mountains

Author: Wahlenberg, W. G.;

Date: 1925

Source: Journal of Agricultural Research. 30(7): 637-641.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Planting denuded forest lands with nursery stock is the dependable and established way to get new forest crops started. The fact, however, that it is in many places an operation involving heavy expenditures has led the American forester to try out other methods to a considerable extent. His characteristic discontent with established practice as such, and his constant and persistent efforts to discover better ways, have led him to give not a little attention to field sowing as a possible short-cut in the artificial regeneration of forests. He considers that it is certainly successful under many conditions in nature, and he is disinclined to abandon the idea, even under very adverse conditions, because the procedure appears to be simple and close to nature's plan. When seeds germinate and the plants grow to maturity undisturbed by man there is at any rate the certainty that the root system will be normal and that the trees will not be unduly subject to windfall or similar dangers which might result from planting.

Keywords: sowing, planting, nursery stock, reforestation

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Wahlenberg, W. G. 1925. Reforestation by seed sowing in the northern Rocky Mountains. Journal of Agricultural Research. 30(7): 637-641.

 


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