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Accession Number PB2013-103020
Title Raising Native Plants in Nurseries: Basic Concepts.
Publication Date Jun 2012
Media Count 92p
Personal Author R. K. Dumroese T. Luna T. D. Landis
Abstract Growing native plants can be fun, challenging, and rewarding. This booklet, particularly the first chapter that introduces important concepts, is for the novice who wants to start growing native plants as a hobby; however, it can also be helpful to someone with a bit more experience who is wondering about starting a nursery. The second chapter provides basic information about collecting, processing, storing, and treating seeds. Chapter three focuses on using seeds to grow plants in the field or in containers using simple but effective techniques. For those native plants that reproduce poorly from seeds, the fourth chapter describes how to start native plants from cuttings. The final chapter provides valuable information on how to successfully move native plants from the nursery and establish them in their final planting location. Several appendices expand on what has been presented in the chapters, with more details and specific information about growing a variety of native plants.
Keywords Cuttings
Germination
Growth phases
Native plants
Nursery management
Nursery plants
Plant growth
Seeds
Soil management
Transplanting

 
Source Agency Forest Service Rocky Mountain Forest and Range EXP
NTIS Subject Category 57C - Botany
48B - Natural Resource Management
48D - Forestry
57H - Ecology
Corporate Author Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Forest Service general technical rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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