Miscellaneous, specific information on production, storage, testing, and handling of southern pine seed is brought together from the Southern Forest Experiment Station's files and the works of outside investigators. Individual peculiarities of longleaf, slash, loblolly, and shortleaf pine seeds are indicated, and the effectiveness of cold storage, modern cleaning, and moist, cold stratification to hasten germination, is emphasized. The need for more research in testing methods is clearly indicated. The article is not limited in interest to those concerned with southern pine.
Document Type: Journal Article
Associate Silviculturist, Southern Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: December 1, 1931
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