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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

The Target Seedling Concept
Rose, Robin; Carlson, William C.; Morgan, Paul.
1990: Roseburg, OR
The target seedling concept means to target specific phys -
iological and morphological seedling characteristics that
can be quantitatively linked with reforestation success.
For decades foresters have relied on the stocktype desig-
nation, height, and caliper to grade seedlings. Nursery
technology has advanced to the point where it is possible
to achieve greater predictability in how seedlings will per-
form after outplanting. This paper highlights the concept
of target seedlings and their importance to reforestation.
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