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Deterioration of fine tree roots during cold storage in two contrasting winters
Research Report (incl. Bulletins and Technical Papers)
Helen M Mckay 1993
Electrolyte leakage from fine roots was measured before and after 30 and 90 days of cold storage. Species tolerance to cold storage increased in the order: Douglas fir, Japanese larch, Sitka spruce. For Sitka spruce, the more northerly the seed origin, the greater its tolerance to cold storage. Scots pine was slightly more tolerant of cold storage than Sitka spruce of Oregon origin. Safe lifting dates are suggested.

A4 | 10 pages | black & white
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