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    Author(s): Mary Ann Davies; Scott Jensen
    Date: 2008
    Source: Restoration and Nurseries Tech Tips 0824 2353. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/t-d/pubs/htmlpubs/htm08242353/index.htm
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    A hedge trimmer (Garden Groom Pro) and a hand-held vacuum (Euro-Pro Shark) were tested to determine whether they might be more effective for collecting the seed of native plants than common hand methods. The common hand methods worked best.

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    Davies, Mary Ann; Jensen, Scott. 2008. Hands beat machines for collecting native seed. Restoration and Nurseries Tech Tips 0824 2353. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/t-d/pubs/htmlpubs/htm08242353/index.htm

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    equipment, evaluations, restoration, trimmers, vacuums

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