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seedlings
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
A tree grown from seed that has not yet reached a height of 0.9 m (3 ft) or exceeded 5.1 cm (2 in) in diameter at breast height, which would qualify it as a sapling.
Definition Source
Burns, Russell M. and Barbara H. Honkala, tech. coords. Silvics of North America, vol 2. Hardwoods; Glossary. Agriculture handbook no. 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1990
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/32911.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/32911
Broader Term
developmental stages
plants (botany)
Related Term
saplings
seedling emergence
seedling growth
seedling transplanting
tree shelters
Spanish
plantas de semilleros
Term Number
32911