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RMRS-P-58: National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2008


Dumroese, R.K.; Riley, L.E., tech. coords. 2009. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2008. Proc. RMRS-P-58. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 124 p. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/rmrs_p058.html.

These proceedings are a compilation of 27 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the forest and conservation nursery associations in the United States in 2008. The Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association meeting was held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Missoula, Montana, on June 23 to 25. The meeting was hosted by the Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery in Missoula. Subject matter for the technical sessions included energy efficiency and alternative energy in the nursery, alternative growing media components and amendments, and general nursery topics. Afternoon field trips included tours of the Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal forestry nursery outside Ronan, Montana. The Southern Forest Nursery Association meeting was held July 21 to 24 at the Crown Plaza Resort in Asheville, North Carolina. The meeting was hosted by the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources Linville River Nursery. Subject matter for the technical sessions included nursery culture and management, weed management, fumigation alternatives, insect and disease management and resistance programs. Field trips included an afternoon tour of the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources' Linville River Nursery, and an afternoon tour of the Biltmore House grounds, gardens, and winery.

Keywords: bareroot nursery, container nursery, nursery practices, fertilization, pesticides, seeds, reforestation, restoration, tree physiology, hardwood species


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Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association, Missoula, Montana,
June 23 to 25, 2008

Growing and Energy Conservation
Eric van Steenis
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Greenhouse Energy Consumption
Eric van Steenis
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Wood Gasifier as a Source of Heat
Tom Jopson

Electricity and Handling of Seeds and Germination to Reduce Energy Inputs
Tom Jopson

Improvements for Energy Conservation at the Coeur d'Alene Nursery
Aram Eramian
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Using a Wood Stove to Heat Greenhouses
Gloria Whitefeather-Spears
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Geothermal Energy for Greenhouses
Jacky Friedman
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Using Waste Oil to Heat a Greenhouse
Marla Schwartz
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Biodiesel From Waste Cooking Oil for Heating, Lighting, or Running Diesel Engines
Rico O. Cruz
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Growing Media Alternatives for Forest and Native Plant Nurseries
Thomas D. Landis and Nancy Morgan
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Comparing Growth of Ponderosa Pine in Two Growing Media
R. Kasten Dumroese
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Growing Reforestation Conifer Stock: Utilizing Peat/Sawdust Medium
Janice K. Schaefer
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Evaluation of Three Growing Media Substrates for Western Larch Seedling Production at the USDA Forest Service Coeur d'Alene Nursery
Anthony S. Davis, Kent Eggleston, Jeremy R. Pinto, and R. Kasten Dumroese
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Growing Media Trials at the Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery
John Justin
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Woody Biomass as a Substrate Component in Greenhouse Production
Glenn Fain

Influence of Container Size on Wyoming Big Sagebrush Seedling Morphology and Cold Hardiness
Kayla R. Herriman, Anthony S. Davis, and R. Kasten Dumroese
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Potential for Boom-Mounted Remote Sensing Applications in Seedling Quality Monitoring
Robert F. Keefe, Jan U.H. Eitel, Daniel S. Long, Anthony S. Davis, Paul Gessler, and Alistair M.S. Smith
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Effects of Irrigation Frequency and Grit Color on the Germination of Lodgepole Pine Seeds
Jeremy R. Pinto, R. Kasten Dumroese, and Douglas R. Cobos
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Southern Forest Nursery Association, Asheville, North Carolina
July 21 to 24, 2008

Outlook for Blight-Resistant American Chestnut Trees
Paul H. Sisco
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Nursery Profile: North Carolina Department of Forest Resources F.H. Claridge Nursery
James West
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Nursery Profile: G.H. Weyerhaeuser Nursery
Lucy Walker

Nursery Profile: Bodenhamer Farms and Nursery
Louie Bodenhamer

The Christmas Tree Industry in Western North Carolina
Jill Sidebottom
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How Much Are the Loblolly Pine Seedlings You Grow Really Worth?
Steve McKeand

Successes and Failures in Controlling Weeds in Hardwood Seedbeds at the Arkansas Forestry Commission Baucum Forest Nursery
Allan Murray
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Hardwood Weed Control: Iowa Department of Natural Resources Forestry, Iowa State Nursery
Roger Jacob
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Weed Management at ArborGen, South Carolina SuperTree Nursery
Mike Arnette
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A Century of Progress in Weed Control in Hardwood Seedbeds
David B. South
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Root-Collar Diameter and Third-Year Survival of Three Bottomland Hardwoods Planted on Former Agricultural Fields in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley
Emile S. Gardiner, Douglass F. Jacobs, Ronald P. Overton, and George Hernandez
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From Lifting to Planting: Root Dip Treatments Affect Survival of Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)
Tom E. Starkey and David B. South
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Stunt Nematode (Tylenchorhynchus claytoni) Impact on Southern Pine Seedlings and Response to a Field Test of Cover Crops
Michelle M. Cram and Stephen W. Fraedrich
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2008 Interim Guidelines for Growing Longleaf Pine Seedlings in Container Nurseries
R. Kasten Dumroese, James P. Barnett, D. Paul Jackson, and Mark J. Hainds
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Acorn Storage: Can You Really Fool Mother Nature?
Kristina Connor
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Seed Moisture Meter
Bob Karrfalt

How Might Bio-fuels, Carbon Credits, Reforestation Incentives, etc. Affect Future Seedling Demand?
Bill Hubbard

List of Participants
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Title: RMRS-P-58: National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2008
Electronic Publish Date: May 15, 2009
Last Update:
May 19, 2009

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