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Pitch canker of southern pines and recent cases in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas

Publications Posted on: September 29, 2008
Pitch canker disease causes a multitude of problems in all life stages of southern pines. It occurs in most southern states and can affect mature stands, plantations, seed orchards, and nurseries. It is now also known to occur in California and at least 6 other countries. Recent occurrences in the western Gulf region are typical of those farther east.

An introduction to subirrigation in forest and conservation nurseries and some preliminary results of demonstrations

Publications Posted on: September 29, 2008
We are successfully using subirrigation to grow a variety of native plants. Subirrigated plants have grown at least as well as their cohorts irrigated with a fixed or traveling overhead system, but with less water inputs, less discharge of waste water, and less discharge of nitrogen fertilizer.

National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001

Publications Posted on: April 16, 2008
The National Proceedings contains articles presented at regional meetings during 1999, 2000, and 2001. 1999: The joint meeting of the Northeastern and Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations was held at the Gateway Conference Center in Ames, Iowa, on July 12-15. Hosts were the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Cascade Forestry Nursery, and the USDA Forest Service.

National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2006

Publications Posted on: November 13, 2007
This proceedings is a compilation of 24 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the forest and conservation nursery associations in the United States in 2006. The Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association meeting was held at the Hilton Resort Hotel and Conference Center in Eugene, Oregon on June 19 to 22. The meeting was hosted by the USDA Forest Service Dorena Genetic Resource Center and Plum Creek Container Nursery.

Assessing the effectiveness of seeding and fertilization treatments for reducing erosion potential following severe wildfires

Publications Posted on: September 19, 2007
Postfire slope stabilization treatments are often prescribed following high‑severity wildfires on public lands to reduce erosion, maintain soil productivity, protect water quality, and reduce risks to human life and property. However, the effectiveness of slope stabilization treatments remains in question.

Subirrigation reduces water use, nitrogen loss, and moss growth in a container nursery

Publications Posted on: January 26, 2007
With about half the amount of water, subirrigated Metrosideros polymorpha Gaud. (Myrtaceae) grown 9 mo in a greenhouse were similar to those irrigated with an existing fixed overhead irrigation system; moss growth was about 3X greater in the fixed overhead system after 3 mo.

National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2005

Publications Posted on: November 01, 2006
This proceedings is a compilation of 24 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the forest and conservation nursery associations in the United States in 2005. The Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association meeting was held at the Yarrow Resort Hotel and Conference Center in Park City, UT, on July 18 to 20. The meeting was hosted by the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Land, Lone Peak Nursery.

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