Evaluation of novel materials in post harvest storage of bare root nursery stock

Bernard Goyette, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

Recognizing the need to better understand post harvest treatments for bare root nursery stock, the industry looked to Dr. Bernard Goyette with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre to conduct a literature review on the subject. From the literature that has been reviewed, Dr Goyette identified a significant lack of fundamental information about root storage and basic plant physiology. Subsequently he has designed a set of small-scale experiments to answer some of these basic questions and lay the groundwork for a future larger project.

Further reading: Impact on handling practices on the quality of bare root plants