Does RGP predict field performance? A debate

@article{Simpson2004DoesRP,
  title={Does RGP predict field performance? A debate},
  author={David G. Simpson and Gary A. Ritchie},
  journal={New Forests},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={253-277}
}
Root Growth Potential (RGP) has become the most commonly used and reported measure of seedling quality. It has also been used to predict field performance after planting, but not everyone agrees that this is an appropriate use. The authors were solicited by the “Making the Grade” Organizing Committee to engage in a debate on the topic “Does Root Growth Potential (RGP) predict Field Performance” with D. G. Simpson arguing the affirmative position and G. A. Ritchie the negative. Simpson's key… CONTINUE READING
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