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International Journal of Forestry Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 980670, 11 pages
Postplanting Nutritional Augmentation of Jeffrey Pine Seedlings on an Infertile Sierran Site
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada, 1000 Valley Road, Reno, NV 89512, USA
Received 20 December 2010; Revised 27 February 2011; Accepted 1 March 2011
Academic Editor: Han Chen
Copyright © 2011 Roger F. Walker. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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