Cost of Seedling Production

While A. mangium is not demanding in the nursery, it is important to keep the cost of seedling production to a minimum, especially in planning large plantation projects. Reliable information on seedling production costs is difficult to obtain. Generally in the region, estimates vary from US 0.02 to 0,031 per seedling, depending on the nursery type and size. There is a growing tendency to switch from the conventional system using polythene bags toward mechanized root-retainer nursery systems....