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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Nursery Practices in Western Canada
Van Steenis, Eric R.P.F.
2000: Kona, HI
Container Nursery, seedling quality, fertilization, growing regime

Forest seedling production in British Columbia began with bareroot production in the 1930s and has evolved to be 95%+ containerized entering the new millennium. Until the late 1970s most production was limited to government facilities. Currently private industry produces 85% of seedlings planted in British Columbia. Production levels are at approximately 300+ million seedlings annually, with 225 million destined for British Columbia lands and 75+ million seedlings are contract grown for customers in other Canadian provinces and US states.
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