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Producing high-quality slash pine seedsAuthor(s): James Barnett; Sue Varela
Source: In: Riley L.E., Dumroese R.K., Landis T.D., technical coordinators. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2002. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Proceedings RMRS-P-28: 52–56. Available at: http://www.fcnanet.org/proceedings/2002/barnett.pdf
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionSlash pine is a desirable species. It serves many purposes and is well adapted to poorly drained flatwoods and seasonally flooded areas along the lower Coastal Plain of the Southeastern US. The use of high-quality seeds has been shown to produce uniform seedlings for outplanting, which is key to silvicultural success along the Coastal Plain and elsewhere. We present information for nursery managers who collect, process, and treat slash pine seeds.
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CitationBarnett, James; Varela, Sue. 2003. Producing high-quality slash pine seeds. In: Riley L.E., Dumroese R.K., Landis T.D., technical coordinators. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2002. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Proceedings RMRS-P-28: 52–56. Available at: http://www.fcnanet.org/proceedings/2002/barnett.pdf
KeywordsPinus elliottii, P. taeda, P. palustris, P. echinata, seed storage, seed processing, stratification, seed pathogens
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