Skip to Main Content
Seed enhancement/upgrading techniques: Read the seedAuthor(s): Kim R. Creasy
Source: In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 187-195
Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
PDF: View PDF (755 B)
DescriptionTo the nursery industry in Canada, seed enhancing and upgrading techniques have ever increasingly become and are now an integral part of their operations prior to greenhouse sowing. The terms "enhancing" and "upgrading" can be used interchangeably, but they essentially mean the same thing. It's the idea of improving the quality of initial processed seed, which can be accomplished in many ways. Our upgrading work encompasses a number of coniferous species, such as white, red, jack, and lodgepole pine, and white, black, Engelmann, and blue spruce.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationCreasy, Kim R. 2002. Seed enhancement/upgrading techniques: Read the seed. In: Dumroese, R. K.; Riley, L. E.; Landis, T. D., technical coordinators. National proceedings: forest and conservation nursery associations-1999, 2000, and 2001. Proceedings RMRS-P-24. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 187-195
Keywordsseed processing, IDS, seed cleaning, PREVAC, seed quality, seed purity
- Field studies of pine, spruce and aspen periodically subjected to sulfur gas emissions
- Field survey of growth and colonization of nonnative trees on mainland Alaska.
- Germination and early growth of coastal tree species on organic seed beds.
XML: View XML