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The Container Tree Nursery Manual

Volume 2: Containers and Growing Media


Chapter 1 - Containers: Types and Functions

  1. Introduction
  2. Characteristics of Containers for Forest Nurseries
  3. Types of Containers
  4. Chemical Root Pruning
  5. Conclusions and Recommendations
  6. Literature Cited

Chapter 2 - Growing Media

  1. Introduction
  2. Functions of Growing Media
  3. Characteristics of an Ideal Growing Medium
  4. Components Used in Formulating Growing Media for Tree Seedlings
  5. Selecting a Growing Media
  6. The Importance of Proper Growing Media Compacting
  7. Conclusions and Recommendations
  8. Literature Cited
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