Auburn forestry research helps lead to new product to reduce Southern Pine seedling mortality [From the web]
Auburn, Ala., July 11, 2019 (Auburn University) -Auburn University research has helped lead to a new product to reduce Southern pine seedling mortality for the forestry industry.
“This is a major accomplishment that will allow forest tree nurseries to store their seedlings for longer time periods without detrimentally affecting the seedlings’ survival,” said Ryan Nadel, assistant research professor with Auburn’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.
The product from AgroFresh, trademarked as LandSpring, recently received EPA approval to include conifer seedlings after three years of testing by the Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative at Auburn.
The U.S. produces more than 1.2 billion forest ...