[nafex] Tree Labels

Bell, Richard rbell at afrs.ars.usda.gov
Mon Jun 5 11:37:52 EDT 2000


Joseph:

Refresh my memory, and describe what you are currently using for field
tree labels.  My recollection is that you have been laminating
laser-printed paper labels.  

Richard 

> ----------
> From: 	Joseph D. Postman[SMTP:postmanj at ucs.orst.edu]
> Reply To: 	nafex at egroups.com
> Sent: 	Monday, June 05, 2000 11:19 AM
> To: 	Mark A. Doster
> Cc: 	nafex at egroups.com
> Subject: 	RE: [nafex] Tree Labels
> 
> Mark -
> 
>   Here is information about the plastic paper that was mentioned in
> the
> label discussion several weeks ago.  The product is an overhead
> transparency film, but is opaque white and not transparent.  It is
> called
> "DuraCopy" (product code - 073-40-01), and is manufactured by
> Arkwright
> Incorporated of Fiskeville, Rhode Island.  I have ordered through
> local
> business supply stores.  I have also ordered from WJM Plastics
> (1-800-553-7572) - about $28 for a box of 100 sheets (8 1/2 x 11
> inch). 
> I found them online at http://www.wjmplastics.com/products.html
> 
> - Joseph  
> 
> On Wed, 17 May 2000, Mark A. Doster wrote:
> 
> > Thanks for the comments on making tree labels with the computer.
> > 
> > However, I have not been able to find the plastic paper (although
> Office
> > Depot sells a type of plastic paper for use in "bound
> presentations", which
> > is laser printer compatible and costs about 2 cents a sheet). 
> > 
> > --Mark
> > Mark Doster
> > central San Joaquin Valley, California
> > USDA zone 9 
> > 
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: Joseph D. Postman 
> > >
> > >In response to Lon's comment regarding pot and tree labels...
> > >
> > >  We have explored various labeling technologies, as this is 
> > >critical for
> > >identifying both potted plants and field trees at the germplasm
> > >repository.  For plants growing long-term in pots, we use the
> "plastic"
> > >paper that Lon referred to.  This is a plastic paper-like material
> that
> > >comes in 8 1/2 x 11 sheets, just like regular office paper, 
> > >and can be run
> > >through a laser printer or photocopy machine.  These can be cut
> into
> > >assorted sizes depending on the labeling needs and affixed to 
> > >holes in the
> > >lip of the pot using a wire or zip-tie.  We punch a hole in 
> > >each label and
> > >put a metal grommet in the hole to reinforce this attachment 
> 
> 
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