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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Recommendations and Alternative Growing Media for Use in Containerized Nursery Production of Conifers: Some Physical and Chemical Properties of Media and Amendments
Scagel, R.K.; Davis, G.A.
1988: Vernon, CAN
Physical and chemical properties of various nursery media were examined at the start of the crop cycle of containerized Englemann spruce. Preliminary results showed physical and chemical properties of the peat and amendments are highly variable. Combined, these ingredients produce variable media. The results highlight the need for monitoring the media physical and chemical properties and altering nursery culture to accommodate media properties.
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