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National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2003

Publications Posted on: August 01, 2018
This proceedings is a compilation of 30 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations in the United States in 2003. The Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association meeting was held at the Coeur d'Alene Inn in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, June 9 to 12. The meeting was hosted by the USDA Forest Service, Coeur d'Alene Nursery.

National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2002

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
This proceedings is a compilation of 33 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the forest and conservation nursery associations in the United States in 2002. The joint meeting of the Southern Forest Nursery Association and the Northeastern Forest and Conservation Nursery Association was held at the DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center in Gainesville, Florida on July 15 to 18.

National proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations-2004

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
This proceedings is a compilation of 30 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations in the United States in 2004. The joint meeting of the Southern Forest Nursery Association and the Northeastern Forest and Conservation Nursery Association occurred July 12 to 15 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Forest nurseries in Venezuela: Current efforts and future perspectives

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
Current production of forest seedlings in Venezuela totals more than 100 million plants per year. There are four large nurseries that account for more than 75% of the total production with several hundred small nurseries that account for the remainder. Major species used are pines, eucalyptus, mahogany, and numerous other native tree species.

Use of a beneficial strain of Trichoderma to protect Pinus sylvestris seedlings

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
In forest nursery practice, the mechanism of phytopathogen suppression by soil saprophytes is used to protect seedlings against root rot. An important stage is the formation and maintenance of a microbial association which will provide extended inhibition of phytopathogen development and growth of healthy seedlings.

Propagating native plants at the National Tropical Botanical Garden

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
Hawaii has the dubious distinction of being the extinction capital of the United States with close to 30 percent of native plant species listed as endangered. The National Tropical Botanical Garden has been a leader in efforts to propagate and conserve native Hawaiian plants with close to 800 species collected for ex situ conservation since 1990.

A tour of forest nurseries in the Pacific Islands of Micronesia and American Samoa

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
Forestry programs in the American-affiliated islands of Micronesia and American Samoa are relatively young, compared to those of mainland states. American Samoa and Guam have been American Flag Territories since 1899, but neither had a forestry program before 1970. American Samoa had no forestry program until 1987.

The Federal Forest Stewardship Program and its implications for sustainable forestry on private forest ownerships in the United States

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
A 72 percent response rate was achieved in 1998 and 1999 national survey of 1,238 participants in the USDA Forest Service's Forest Stewardship Program, under which 130,000 individual multiple resource plans encompassing 16.5 million acres (6.5 million ha) of privately owned forest lands in the United States had been completed.

Nursery practices in Sweden

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
This paper presents containerized forest nursery practices in Sweden. Containerized stock was introduced some 30 years ago in Swedish forestry. Since then, the use of this stock has been successively increased at the expense of bare-root stock. Last year, approximately 400 million containerized and 30 million bare-root seedlings were produced in Sweden.

Propagating hardwood seedlings in Louisiana

Publications Posted on: November 06, 2008
Demand for hardwood tree seedlings is currently at an all time high.

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