Various issues pertaining to artificial reforestation using coniferous planting stock are presented in the question/ answer format. The discussed topics include: planting into organic soil substrates, microsite selection, planting depth, and closing the planting hole. These topics are viewed in the context of different site-related or climate-associated factors that may limit the successful establishment and growth of planted seedlings. A brief discussion of the literature on basic requirements for seedling growth and survival is also presented.
Krasowski, M.J., Elder, R.J.. 2007. Opportunities for Improvements to Reforestation Success. British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Extension Note (FLNRORD). EN43
Topic: FLNRORD Research Program
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