Canadian Forest Service Publications

Site conditions for jack pine seeding. 1990. Chrosciewicz, Z. Forestry Chronicle 66(6): 579-584.

Year: 1990

Available from: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 11146

Language: English

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There is a strong relationship between jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) regeneration and the combined site and seedbed conditions at the time of seeding. Both unfavorable and favorable seedbed characteristics, as well as available seed sources, are reviewed by groups of sites, and then optional uses of major seedbed and seeding treatments are discussed in terms of practical considerations. Site groups with regeneration potential ranging from high to low are also indicated.

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