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Stratification as a Means of Improving Results of Direct Seeding of Pines

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Whether direct seeding on a large scale is practical as a method for producing satisfactorily stocked forest stands has long been a subject of controversy, the evidence of one region, pro or con, showing little agreement with that obtained in an adjacent region. This has been particularly true in the case of pines. Broadcast seeding of pines has been generally discarded as impractical and too expensive. Seed spotting of some pine species, however, has met with considerable success in certain parts of the country.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Central States Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: September 1, 1942

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