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Effect of a transpiration retardant on survival of planted ponderosa pine.Author(s): Edwin L. Mowat
Source: PNW Old Series Research Note No. 203, p. 1-4
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionLosses of newly planted coniferous seedlings from drought during the critical period when new roots are developing is a continuing problem in many parts of the West. One possible solution frequently suggested to forest managers is to coat the seedling tops with a transpiration inhibitor, usually a waxy substance applied in emulsion form. This research note gives the results of a study of one of these transpiration inhibitorsS/V Ceremul Cwhen used on ponderosa pine in the semiarid climate of central Oregon.
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CitationMowat, Edwin L. 1961. Effect of a transpiration retardant on survival of planted ponderosa pine. PNW Old Series Research Note No. 203, p. 1-4
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