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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Production Aspects of Mini-Plug Transplants
Hee, Stephen M.; Stevens, Thomas S.; Walch, Douglas C.
1988: Vernon, CAN
The MINI-PLUG TM transplant system allows the production of high quality Douglas fir transplants within a period of one or one and a half years. This patented system which was originally developed for the vegetable industry has been adapted for forestry by Weyerhaeuser Company under an exclusive use agreement from Grower's Transplanting, Inc. Along with reduced production time, this system offers substantial labor savings through the use of a highly automated transplanting machine. The paper describes the production aspects of this system.
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