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This manual is intended primarily to train seed collectors, seed-plant managers, seed analysts, and nursery managers, but it can serve as a resource for any training course in forest regeneration.  It includes both temperate and tropical tree species of all intended uses.  The manual covers the following topics:  seed biology seed collection, seed handling, seed-qualty evaluation, seed protection, seed basics for nurseries, and seed programs.  It also includes a course evaluation questionnaire and practical exercises.

Publication Details

  • Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station
  • Dewey Decimal: 634.956
  • ECHO Library: 634.956 BON