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The Effect of Potash Salts Upon the Hardening of Coniferous Seedlings

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The damage by unseasonable freezing temperatures in nurseries is often prevented by the use of mulches, bonfires, oil torches, and watering. The success of these measures depends to a great extent upon the natural vigor of seedlings and their resistance to frost. A balanced ratio of nutrients and especially an adequate supply of available potash appears to be the most important prerequisite for the production of frost-resistant stock.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: June 1, 1941

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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