Description: Some growing media components, like vermiculite and perlite, are inherently sterile but sphagnum moss sometimes contains pathogenic fungi. Chemical fumigants or steam heat are typically used for media sterilization.
Image type: Field
Image location: , United States
Specimen in collection: No
Name: Thomas D. 'Tom' Landis
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States
Series:Introduction to Forest Nursery Management