Proceedings of the Root Form of Planted Trees Symposium: Victoria, British Columbia, May 16-19, 1978


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Part 1 (Cover to page 52 - PDF 3640KB) includes:

- THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ROOT FORM
- Introductory Comments: E. Van Eerden and J. M. Kinghorn
- WELCOMING REMARKS ON BEHALF OF SYMPOSIUM SPONSORS
- Representing the Ministry of Forests, Province of British Columbia: Edward L. Young
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Representing the Pacific Forest Research Centre, Canadian Forestry Service: M.H. Drinkwater
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PROGRAM SYNOPSIS
- Forest Regeneration in Canada - at the Crossroads (Keynote Address):
J.H. Cayford
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Root Form: What Difference Does It Make? Richard W. Tinus
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ROOT FORM OF NATURAL TREES:
Chairman: Robert G. McMinn
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Root Development in Loblolly Pine (Pinus Taeda L.) from Two Texas Seed Sources: M.V. Bilan, J.H. Leach, Jr. and G. Davies
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Natural Root Forms of Western Conifers: S. Eis
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Naturally Developed Seedling Roots of Five Western Conifers: William I. Stein
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Soil Depth and Root Development Patterns of Missouri Black Walnut and Certain Taiwan Hardwoods: C.P. Yen, C.H. Pham, G.S. Cox and H.E. Garrett
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The Vertical Rooting Habit in Black Spruce, White Spruce, and Balsam Fir: John D. Schultz
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Nursery Seedling Quality in Relation to Plantation Performance:
A.L. Leaf, P. Rathakette and F.M. Solan
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QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION - ROOTS OF NATURAL TREES

Part 2 (page 53 to page 99 - PDF 3115KB) includes:

- ROOT FORM OF PLANTED TREES
- SESSION A: REGIONS WITH FAST-GROWING SPECIES:
Chairman: William I. Stein
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The Root Form and Stability of Planted Trees, with Special Reference to Nursery and Establishment Practice: C.G.R. Chavasse
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Container-Induced Root Malformation and Its Elimination Prior to Planting: Edward C. Stone and Edward A. Norberg
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Carbohydrate Relationships in Root Systems of Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings: Ronald L. Hay and Frank W. Woods
- Root Development of Planted Loblolly Pine Seedlings: John Mexal and Sally Burton
- The Effect of Seedling Container Restrictions on the Development of Pinus Caribaea Roots: T.I.W. Bell
- Root Form of Pinus Pinea Seedlings Grown in Paperpot Containers: B. Ben Salem

Part 3 (page 100 to page 155 - PDF 4259KB) includes:

- SESSION B: WESTERN EUROPE: Chairman: Gordon W. Wallis
- Effect of Various Treatments at Planting and of Soft Containers
on the Development of Scots Pine (Pinus Silvestris L.): Olavi Huuri
- Observations on the Importance of Root Development in the Planting of Containerized Tree Seedlings: Stig Hagner
- Root Quality of Pine Plantations Established with Seedlings Grown in Multipots: Eric Stefansson
- Influence de Divers Conteneurs sur L'Enracinement de Quelques Resineux Plantes en France
- Influence of Various Containers on the Root Form of Some Conifers Planted in France: J. de Champs
- A Study on Root Development and Stability of 6 to 7-Year-Old Container Plants: Ola Lindgren and Goran Orlander
- Stability and Root Deformation of Pine-Plants (Pinus Silvestris): Hakan Hulten and Karl-Ake Jansson
- Root Deformations Reduce Root Growth and Stability: Soren Grene

Part 4 (page 156 to page 208 - PDF 3425KB) includes:

- SESSION C: SUB-BOREAL CANADA AND INLAND UNITED STATES: Chairman: I. David M. Armit
- The Root Form of Planted Trees in the Northern Rockies - Are the Concerns Economically Justified? Wayne A. Hite
- Root Form and Mechanical Stability in Planted Lodgepole Pine in British Columbia: A.N. Burdett
- Black Spruce Raised in Ontario Tubes Can Grow Well: Keith M. McClain
- Root System Development in Young Outplants, Particularly White Spruce: R.F. Sutton
- Root Development of White Spruce and Lodgepole Pine Seedlings following Outplanting: R.G. McMinn
- The Growth of Planted Spruce in Alberta: A.K. Hellum
- Assessment of Root Deformities o f Jack Pine (Pinus Banksiana Lamb.) Planted in Southeastern Manitoba: Sandy Segaran, John C. Dojack and Rozanne K. Rathwell
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Roots of Planted Trees in Central British Columbia: E. Van Eerden

Part 5 (page 209 to page 267 - PDF 4501KB) includes:

- SESSION D: DOUGLAS-FIR REGION: Chairman: Ralph L. Schmidt
- A Method of Quantifying and Analyzing Root System Morphology of Natural, Bareroot, and Containerized Seedlings: C.L. Preisig, W.C. Carlson and L.C. Promnitz
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Survival, Growth, and Root Form of Containerized and Bare-Root
Douglas-Firs and Noble Firs Seven Years after Planting: Peyton W. Owston and William I. Stein
- Root System Form and It s Relationship to Growth in Young Planted Conifers: James N. Long
- Root Form of Planted Trees and Their Performance: Philip Hahn and Steve Hutchison
- Root Egress from Dibble Planted Containerized Douglas-Fir Seedlings: Norman 0. Rischbieter
- The "Pelton Mudpack": An Alternate Form of Planting: Norman R. Pelton
- Root Development of Container-Grown and Bareroot Stock: Coastal British Columbia: J.T. Arnott

Part 6 (page 268 to page 321 - PDF 3250KB) includes:

- ROOT FORM OF PLANTED TREES
- I. SUBMITTED CONTRIBUTIONS: Chairman: Frank A. Ter Bush
- Root Deformation Associated with Different Methods of Planting:
Karel J. Stoszek
- A Work Study Man's Views on the Root Form of Planted Trees:
S-E. Appelroth
- A Device for Planting Seedlings with Long Roots: Carl Lundberg
- II. QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION, SESSION A-D: (Discussions Led by Appropriate Session Chairmen)
- ROOTS OF PLANTED TREES FIELD TRIP: J.T. Arnott
- MINIMIZING ROOT PROBLEMS: Chairman: T.G. Honer
- Root Development of Nursery-Grown Landscape Trees: Richard W. Harris
- The Fashionable Root: David C.F. Fayle
- Some Possible Methods of Influencing the Root Development of Containerized Tree Seedlings: Per Persson
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A Planting Technique for Eliminating Root Deformation: John Watters
- Good Container Design and Good Horticultural Practices: Equal Partners in Successful Reforestation: Henry A. Spencer
- Minimizing Potential Root Problems through Container Design: J.M. Kinghorn
- Root Deformation and Root Growth Direction: A. Riedacker

Part 7 (page 322 to end - PDF 1628KB) includes:

- QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION - MINIMIZING ROOT PROBLEMS
- SUMMARY ADDRESS
- Roots of the New Forest: K.A. Armson
- CLOSINGREMARKS: J.B. Bruce
- APPENDIX I - BIBLIOGRAPHY ON ROOT FORM OF TREES: Joanne M. Burgess and E. Van Eerden
- APPENDIX II - REGISTRATION LIST
- APPENDIX III - ALPHABETICAL LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS
- APPENDIX IV - AUTHOR AND SUBJECT INDEX
 

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