Increasing Latex in Pine Seed Coating Impairs Repellency and Germination
Author: Campbell, T. E.
Source: Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, Volume 3, Number 2, 1 May 1979 , pp. 61-64(4)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:The repellent currently recommended for protecting pine seeds sown directly contains 2 gallons Arasan 42-S, I pound Endrin 50-W, and 10 ounces latex per 100 pounds of seed. Weathering prior to germination causes some repellent loss but seed protection from rodents is not significantly decreased. Greater amounts of latex allow more depredations by several rodent species and decrease germination.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silviculturist, Southern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Pineville, Louisiana
Publication date: May 1, 1979
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