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Report 31. Development of stock quality criteria
This study examined survival and growth of seedlings of several species produced in standard and Deep 5 Rootrainers. The objectives were to test for differences between the two containers, and to determine the minimum size ...
Report 02. An interim report on influences of inoculation with nitrogen-fixing symbionts on reforestation efforts in Haiti
Many of the tree species produced in the AOP are able to fix nitrogen when their roots are colonized with the appropriate symbiotic microorganisms. In order to ensure colonization, tree seeds are inoculated at planting ...
Report 04. Seedling growth and development in different container types and potting mixes
This investigation tested the various containers and potting mixes used in the AOP. Effects were measured on nursery development of five non-nitrogen-fixing species (chene, kapab, cassia, neem, and ced). Four container ...
Report 03. Short-term seedling field survival and growth as influenced by container type and potting mix
This investigation tested the field performance of planting stock types used in the AOP. Field growth and survival of five species (chene, kapab, cassia, neem, and ced) were measured. Four container types (Winstrips, ...
Report 05. Microsymbiont colonization and seedling development as influenced by inoculation method : Rhizobium and Frankia
This investigation tested the various methods used in Haitian nurseries for inoculating tree seedlings with nitrogen-fixing organisms. Acacia, leucaena, and frene were inoculated with Rhizobium powder by oil-coat, water-coat, ...
Report 07. Haiti regional tree nursery cost study
The Pan American Development Foundation (Pwo Pyebwa) has requested a study to determine the current cost of producing seedlings in a local nursery. The purpose of this study is to determine the production costs of a typical ...