Canadian Forest Service Publications

Growing season production of western conifers. 1974. Van Eerden, E. Pages 93-103 in R.W. Tinus, W.I. Stein, and W.E. Balmer, Editor. North American Containerized Forest Tree Seedling Symposium. Great Plains Agricultural Council Publication 68, August 26-29, 1974, Denver, Colorado. Great Plains Agricultural Council, Denver, Colorado.

Year: 1974

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 1511

Language: English

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Describes a workable system of raising seedlings in BC/CFS styroblocks. Cultural schedules cover a period of approximately 20 to 30 weeks in various facilities. Mineral nutrition, especially of phosphorus, varies according to seedling development. The effects of different sowing dates, container sizes and growing facilities on seedling growth are demonstrated in growth curves.