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    Author(s): Jol Hodgson
    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. 83-86.
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Planting failures are often attributed to unexpectedly harsh conditions after planting. Characterization of soil water at the planting site, along with associated influences of site preparation and soil texture, is recommended. Additionally, tree planting technique and seedling biology should be targeted to site conditions. A nursery regime for induction of drought hardening is proposed for hot-lift summer- and fall-planted container conifers.

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    Hodgson, Jol. 2011. Repetitive Reaction and Restitution (R3) induction of drought hardiness in conifer container seedlings. 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. 83-86.

    Keywords

    seedling hardiness, nursery culturing, drought stress

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