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Evaluation of Seed Disease Effects in Container-Sown Sitka Spruce

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An equation is given for estimating the proportion of empty cavities, or cavities with multiple germinants, in relation to Caloscypha fulgens-caused disease incidence and viability of container-sown Sitka spruce seed. The proportion of nondiseased seeds germinating in the presence of a given number of diseased seeds declined with cool temperature pretreatments greater than 5 days, at a rate that increased with the number of diseased seeds per cavity, but which was independent of the seed lots used. There was no selective mortality of faster or slower germinating seeds in the presence of disease. An example is given of the use of the equation, and the extension of the method to seedbed nurseries discussed. Forest Sci. 29:59-65.
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Keywords: Picea sitchensis; nursery management; probability model

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Research Technicians, Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, 506 West Burnside Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V8Z 1M5, Canada

Publication date: 1983-03-01

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