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Name: Regina M.
Status: educator
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 9/12/2004


Question:
I would like to try to propagate pine trees with a group of students (grades 3 to 5). We are located in South Jersey. The pine trees around the school are mostly White Pine and Scotch Pine. *I also have a bag of pine cones (I think they are Loblolly) that I just collected from a park in Delaware. Do you think we could be successful at this in a classroom setting? (We have a Grow Lab) Where exactly are the seeds on the pine cone? I can not seem to figure that part out?


Replies:
The following should be helpful:

http://nofc.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/publications/leaflets/cone_extraction_e.html

http://ianrpubs.unl.edu/forestry/g380.htm

http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/bio99/bio99653.htm

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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