Tag: Plant Establishment

What farmers can do to overcome high fertilizer prices

by Acadian Plant Health on March 8, 2022 in Articles

 

Fertilizer prices have doubled or more in the past six months, which is bad news for farmers, but the Russia-Ukraine conflict could make it even worse.  Until recently, prices were associated to the rise in natural gas prices, along with supply chain disruptions and weather events around the world. However, with the Russian invasion of […]

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Root growth of containerized lodgepole pine seedlings in response to Ascophyllum nodosum extract application during nursery culture

by acadianplant on March 10, 2017 in Publications

 

Abstract Vigorous root growth immediately after spring planting is crucial to ensure a well-developed root system before the occurrence of drought events associated with climate change. The objective of this study was to enhance spring root growth of containerized lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. var. latifolia Engelm.) seedlings. Seedling culture began in April. In September, […]

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Effects of Ascophyllum nodosum extract application in the nursery on root growth of containerized white spruce seedlings

by acadianplant on March 10, 2017 in Publications

 

Abstract In this preliminary study, Picea glauca seedlings were root drenched with a commercial liquid extract of Ascophyllum nodosum in finisher fertilizer (8N–20P–30K) at the following rates: 1:500, 1:250, 1:125, and 1:75. Fertilizer alone served as control. Applications were made four or eight times over a period of 17 or 43 days, respectively. Compared with […]

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