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Cone Storage and Seed Quality in Longleaf PineAuthor(s): F.T. Bonner
Source: Res. Note SO-341. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionImmature cones of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) can be stored for at least 5 weeks without adversely affecting extraction or seed quality. Cone moisture should be below 50 percent before using heat to open cones.
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CitationBonner, F.T. 1987. Cone Storage and Seed Quality in Longleaf Pine. Res. Note SO-341. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
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