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Naturally developed seedling roots of five western conifers.Author(s): William I. Stein
Source: In: Eerden, Evert Van; Kinghorn, James M., eds. Proceedings of the root form of planted trees, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 16-19, 1978. Corvallis, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory: 28-35
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionTwo-year-old seedlings grown from seed outdoors in three southwestern Oregon soils were excavated to determine their root development. Roots of Douglas-fir, ponderosa pine, sugar pine, grand fir, and incense-cedar seedlings differed substantially in total extent, form, and balance in relation to tops. Information on the natural development of roots provides a benchmark for judging how much root development of nursery stock is altered.
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CitationStein, William I. 1978. Naturally developed seedling roots of five western conifers. In: Eerden, Evert Van; Kinghorn, James M., eds. Proceedings of the root form of planted trees, Victoria, BC, Canada, May 16-19, 1978. Corvallis, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory: 28-35
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