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Innovative cold tolerance test for conifer seedlingsAuthor(s): Peter A. Balk; Peter Bronnum; Mike Perks; Eva Stattin; Lonneke H. M. van der Geest; Monique F. van Wordragen
Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2006. Proceedings RMRS-P-50. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 9-15
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionForest tree nurseries rely on tight scheduling of operations to deliver vital seedlings to the planting site. Cold storage is required to: (1) prevent winter damage, especially in container seedlings; (2) to maintain planting stock in an inactive condition; and (3) to ensure plant supply for geographically distinct planting sites, a definite requirement for large-scale or internationally operating nurseries.
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CitationBalk, Peter A.; Bronnum, Peter; Perks, Mike; Stattin, Eva; van der Geest, Lonneke H. M.; van Wordragen, Monique F. 2007. Innovative cold tolerance test for conifer seedlings. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2006. Proceedings RMRS-P-50. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 9-15
Keywordsgenomics, dormancy, cold acclimation
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