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The Effects of Fertilization on the Early Growth of Planted Seedlings: A Problem Analysis

Author(s) or contact(s): R.P. Brockley
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Fertilization
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1988. Hardcopy is available.


The purpose of this report is to review and summarize available seedling fertilization information to identify promising treatments and treatment combinations; and to make specific recommendations regarding the direction and scope of future seedling fertilization research and operations. Throughout the report, special reference is made to interior spruce because of its pre-eminent position within the provincial reforestation program and its special problems with respect to "planting check".

FRDA Research Report 011 (2275 KB)

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