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[Archive] Forest nursery practice (2ed)

W L Mason

Lead Author: J.R. Aldhous

Home publication [Archive] Forest nursery practice (2ed)

This Bulletin, written by experts in their field, describes techniques involved in successful production of bare-rooted and cell- (small container-) grown stock of the tree species most widely planted in United Kingdom forestry. The subjects covered include: formation of new nurseries; maintenance of the fertility of existing nurseries; procurement of seed; production of seedlings and transplants; production of cell-grown planting stock; the role of mycorrhizas; vegetative propagation; irrigation; weed control; control of diseases and insect and other pests; plant storage and handling; legislation affecting nursery management. References are given to supplementary sources of information. This publication is still available in hardcopy.

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PDF, 8.99 MB

Themes
Tree breeding
Published
1994
Publication owner
Forestry Commission