Date of this Version
UNIVERSITY STUDIES, VOL. XVI, JANUARY-APRIL I9I6, Nos. 1,2
Briefly stated the purpose of the present investigation is to inquire into the effect of the more important habitat and seed factors upon the germination and early development of certain American forest trees in control cultures in the greenhouse for the purpose of obtaining data that may be used in the ~ilvicultural management of these species.
Prefatory Note 1 / Preliminary Considerations 7 / Historical 7 / Classification and Resume of Habitat Factors 11 / The Germination Process 15 / Method of Attacking Problem at Hand 19/ Methods and Apparatus Used 2 1/ The Control of Habitat Factors 24 / Notes on Damping-off 32 / The Effect of Habitat Factors upon Germination 34 / The Effect of Habitat Factors upon Stem and Root Development 64 / The Relation of Size and Weight of Seed to Germination Per Cent and Early Development 70/ Summary of Conclusions 82 / Bibliography 88