Canadian Forest Service Publications

Recommended procedures for rooting ground hemlock (Taxus canadensis) cuttings. 2005. Yeates, L.D.; Smith, R.F.; Cameron, S.I.; Letourneau, J. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Atlantic Forestry Centre, Fredericton, N.B. Information Report M-X--M-X-219E.

Year: 2005

Available from: Atlantic Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 25681

Language: English

Series: Information Report (AFC - Fredericton)

CFS Availability: Order paper copy (free), PDF (download)

Abstract

Methods for greenhouse propagation of rooted cuttings of Canada yew (Taxus canadensis) are described. Specific details on the collection and handling of cuttings, greenhouse culture, and post-rooting care of plants are provided. The equipment, facilities, and supplies required at all stages of production are listed. A brief description of ongoing research focusing on optimizing existing protocols for rooting dormant cuttings is also given.

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