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    Author(s): Bob Simonson
    Date: 2011
    Source: In: Riley, L. E.; Haase, D. L.; Pinto, J. R., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2010. Proc. RMRS-P-65. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 35-39.
    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 front and mid-mount tractor evaluation, ATV-pulled mechanical tree planter, greenhouse snow remover, freeze chamber, brush cleaner improvements, greenhouse crop mower, non-chemical vegetation control, pine seed screening, evaluation of single seed planters, wireless soil moisture monitors, herbicide shield for spraying irrigation pipelines, and rotary lasers.

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    Citation

    Simonson, Bob. 2011. What's new with nurseries and reforestation projects at the Missoula Technology and Development Center? In: Riley, L. E.; Haase, D. L.; Pinto, J. R., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2010. Proc. RMRS-P-65. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 35-39.

    Keywords

    nursery equipment, freeze chamber, seed screening, moisture monitoring, herbicide

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