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Demand for longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) seedlings continues to increase throughout the Southeast. Overall production of longleaf pine seedlings has increased annually for at least the last 3 years (51 percent increase over the past 3 years), while demand for seedlings has continued to exceed the supply. There are several reasons for the increased interest in longleaf pine.