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    Author(s): Brian Vachowski
    Date: 2005
    Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., tech. coords. 2005. National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2004; 2004 July 12–15; Charleston, NC; and 2004 July 26–29; Medford, OR. Proc. RMRS-P-35. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 51-55
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    The USDA Forest Service Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) provides technical expertise, new equipment prototypes, and technology transfer services to Federal, State, and cooperator forest tree seedling nursery managers. Current projects at MTDC include a nursery soil moisture meter, remote data collection systems, low cost weather stations, soil compaction tester, shielded herbicide sprayer, seedling wrap, copper treatment for Styroblocks™, and whitebark pine seed scarifier. Recently completed projects include nursery soil sterilization, hardwood cuttings preparation equipment, and seed orchard duff sweeper.

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    Vachowski, Brian. 2005. Active nursery projects at the Missoula Technology and Development Center. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., tech. coords. 2005. National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2004; 2004 July 12–15; Charleston, NC; and 2004 July 26–29; Medford, OR. Proc. RMRS-P-35. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 51-55

    Keywords

    nursery equipment, whitebark pine, sterilizing equipment, soil compaction, herbicide

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