Conservation Field Trial

Identified in General Manual 450-403 as a tool for evaluating new technology, species, or plant releases that address local soil and water resource problems; type of study used by many disciplines; in the Plant Materials Program (PMP) may be used to develop new technology, evaluate releases, and promote plant materials (PM) products; typically coordinated by the Plant Materials Specialist (PMS); qualitative or quantitative data may be collected. [Source: USDA National Plant Materials Manual]

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