Overview of Nursery
The Seed Planning and Registry System (SPAR) provides nursery users with online access to the provincial registry for forest tree seed, a gene resource inventory management tool, and a seedling ordering system for reforestation needs.
In SPAR, you can add and update the Sowing Dates for your nursery as well as run the Latest Sowing Date report for your nursery.
For demos of how to use the Nursery, view Tutorials Demonstrations.
his section will look at the basic steps required to search for a nursery request.
Now that you have learned how to search for a nursery request, click Forward to learn how to update and add sowing dates.
Accessing The Latest Sowing Dates Screen
SPAR has a single screen which allows you to efficiently view and update the sowing dates applicable to your nursery. To access this screen, log onto SPAR, using your Nursery assigned user name and password and navigate to the Admin Tab. Now select Nursery Maintenance and Latest Sowing Date.
Using the Latest Sowing Dates Screen
You will notice that this screen is divided into two sections, top portion and bottom portion.
Top portion - the top portion of the screen contains the parameters for the sowing dates. You should use these fields to enter search criteria for your Sowing Dates. For example, if you know you have already entered Sowing Dates for your nursery for a Species, but can't remember which Season, then simply:
- Select your Nursery
- Enter the Species
- Click the Go Button
All Sowing Dates for your Nursery for that Species will display in the bottom portion of the screen.
Bottom portion - the bottom portion of the screen allows you to perform two functions:
Update existing Sowing Dates for your nursery
Add new Sowing Date information for your nursery
Nurseries wishing to be efficient with seed can adjust seed on the Nursery Grams Adjustment Screen. Nurseries can select sowing requests and bring these up on one common screen where gram quantity can be adjusted downwards.
Now that you have read about updating your nursery grams, click Forward to see how to adjust grams of nursery seed for your nursery.