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    Author(s): William I. Stein
    Date: 1957
    Source: USDA Forest Service PNW Old Series Research Paper No. 25: 1-19
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    In southwestern Oregon, the first pilot-scale direct seeding of sugar pine produced a well-stocked stand of seedlings on a 45-acre tract. Control of seed-eating rodents was accomplished by spot-baiting with 1080-treated wheat before seeding, by spot-baiting with thallium sulfate-treated wheat in late December, and by broadcast-baiting with 1080-treated wheat in early May. In November, seed was placed in the ground less than an inch deep in spots spaced 4 x 8 feet apart. Seeding and poisoning combined required approximately one man-day per seeded acre.

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    Stein, William I. 1957. A successful direct seeding of sugar pine. USDA Forest Service PNW Old Series Research Paper No. 25: 1-19

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