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"The Use of Copper Naphthenate Treated Burlap in Forest Nursery Operations"

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Burlap used for protecting nursery seedbeds during the germination period may safely be treated with copper napthenate as a preservative, Burlap so treated is not toxic to pine seedlings and may last at least four times as long as untreated material. Cost of treatment is but a fraction of the cost of new burlap.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Chief, Division of Silvicultural Research, and research technician, Texas Forest Service, The Texas A. & M. College System, College Station

Publication date: June 1, 1949

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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