Improving the survival and growth of conifer seedlings in a changing climate: Fo103-3/60-2016E-PDF

"Changes in climate are affecting the growth of trees. Warmer temperatures earlier in spring and later in autumn are lengthening the growing season. However, extreme weather events such as droughts are also increasing in frequency and duration. As our climate becomes drier, nurseries are looking for ways to improve seedling quality to increase survival after planting. An innovative approach is using a commercially available seaweed extract to improve root growth in conifer seedlings. Greater root growth may provide seedlings with a competitive advantage as we move toward a drier climate"--p. [1].

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Title Improving the survival and growth of conifer seedlings in a changing climate
Series Title Impact note ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Améliorer la survie et la croissance des semis de conifères dans un climat en changement. Caption title. At head of title: Canadian Forest Service, Atlantic Forestry Centre - making a difference. The catalogue number (Fo103-3/60-2016) and ISBN (978-0-660-05889-4) for the bilingual print edition have been copied in this electronic publication.
Date c2016.
Number of Pages [2] p. (un-numbered pages) :
ISBN 978-0-660-05887-0
Catalogue Number
  • Fo103-3/60-2016E-PDF
Subject Terms Trees, Climate change