Seedling Quality in Serbia – Results from a Three-Year Survey

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Vladan Ivetić
Zoran Maksimović
Ivona Kerkez
Jovana R Devetaković

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During a three-year survey in 14 forest nurseries in Serbia we measured seedlings of 19 species and 96 stocktypes of both conifers and broadleaves. Seedlings were measured in the nurseries for height and diameter, and subsamples was taken for measurements of shoot and root dry weight, and presence of mycorrhiza. Results of mean values and variation of measured morphological attributes are presented and compared to Serbian standard for seedlings quality. We found mycorrhiza on seedlings root from almost every nursery, seedbed and tray. Our results show that current nursery cultural practice need to be improved and that seedlings quality standards should be updated.

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Ivetić, Vladan, Zoran Maksimović, Ivona Kerkez, and Jovana R Devetaković. “Seedling Quality in Serbia – Results from a Three-Year Survey”. REFORESTA0, no. 4 (December 30, 2017): 27-53. Accessed October 30, 2020. https://journal.reforestationchallenges.org/index.php/REFOR/article/view/75.
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