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Christmas Planting Stock--A Key To Profits

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Production of top-quality Christmas-tree planting stock is a highly specialized business subject to rapid changes in techniques and marketing. Most stock is produced in privately owned nurseries in northern states. Some is available from state-owned nurseries. Technical advice on selecting species, planting stock, cultural practices and marketing should be used. High-quality stock may mean the difference between success and failure. Two or more species suitable for the climate and site should be selected, keeping in mind the demand where the trees will be sold.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Charge of the federal-state cooperative tree planting program for the Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric., Washington, D.C.

Publication date: November 1, 1965

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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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