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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Use of Frost Fabric as a Seedbed Mulch and Frost Protection Method
Moench, R.D.
1994: Moscow, ID
Spring frosts can cause substantial losses to seedling nurseries. Frost fabric - a spunbonded polypropylene product - is found to keep surface soil temperatures above freezing during frost events. It may be an alternative to irrigation and other traditional frost control methods. It is also a satisfactory seedbed mulch. Application and removal methods and equipment have been developed to facilitate use of this fabric on a production basis.
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