top pruning,    - 0010020

top pruning

Descriptor: Application
Description: Some nurseries top prune their seedlings to control shoot height. This practice also increases crop uniformity because it exposes smaller plants which were overtopped by larger ones. The timing of top pruning is extremely critical so that the seedlings are not injured or stimulated to produce abnormal shoot growth.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Thomas D. 'Tom' Landis
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States
Series:Introduction to Forest Nursery Management

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 01, 1990
Image Information last updated on Thursday, October 28, 2010