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Proceedings of the International Plant Propagator's Society

Vol. 23

Title:
THE PLANT PROPAGATOR HOLDS THE FUTURE IN HIS HANDS

Author:
James S. Wells

pp: 397-403

Abstract:
It has been my good fortune to have been able to travel fairly extensively during the past few years and this travel has of course been associated with my interest in plant propagation and the nursery industry, wherever it may be. I have been able to meet and talk with nurserymen in America, England, Europe, last year in New Zealand and now in your country, discussing with them problems of plants, production, propagation, business, all the items that together make the nursery world tick. Now one thing stands right out from all this and that is that the speed of change — whether in our business or in the world around us — is accelerating to such a degree that even if we are aware of what is taking place, we feel quite unable to cope. In fact a book has been written on the subject and in many of the highly industrialized areas of the world, the problem of "future shock" is a very real one, for the future is arriving so fast and in such solid doses that many of us feel we don't understand

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