Description: The final stage in the sowing process consists of covering the sown seed with some type of mulch, such as perlite, grit, or coarse vermiculite. Light-colored mulches are preferred because they reflect sunlight and therefore do not heat-up as much as darker materials.
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