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    Author(s): Brian Vachowski
    Date: 2006
    Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 102-107
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Description

    The USDA Forest Service Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) offers technical expertise, technology transfer, and new equipment development to Federal, State, and private forest nurseries. Current and recently completed projects at MTDC include a nursery soil moisture meter, remote data collection systems, low cost weather stations, electronic soil penetrometers, reforestation toolbox Web site, shielded herbicide sprayer, synthetic fabrics to wrap seedlings, Styroblock™ sterilizer, whitebark pine seed scarifier, improved forbs seed harvester brushes, economic fencing to exclude wildlife from sensitive areas, and a cuttings preparation saw.

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    Citation

    Vachowski, Brian. 2006. What''s New With Nurseries and Reforestation Projects at the Missoula Technology and Development Center. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 102-107

    Keywords

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

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