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Upgrading Yellow-Poplar SeedsAuthor(s): F. T. Bonner; G. L. Switzer
Source: Research Note SFES-RN-SO-129. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
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DescriptionYellow-poplar seed lots can be upgraded considerably by dewinging in a debearder and then cleaning and separating the seeds into four specific-gravity fractions with a fractionating aspirator or a gravity separator. By this process, lots with an original soundness of 6 to 10 percent were upgraded to between 60 and 65 percent full seeds.
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CitationBonner, F. T.; Switzer, G. L. 1971. Upgrading Yellow-Poplar Seeds. Research Note SFES-RN-SO-129. New Orleans, LA: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
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