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Title: The status of tree improvement programs for northern tree species

Author: Canavera, David S.

Date: 1977

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-29. Upper Darby, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 261-267

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Forest tree improvement research and application in the Northeast is reviewed in the perspective of past development and future needs. Control over provenance selection can provide the best quality seed for today's reforestation programs. Future supplies of seed must come from seed orchards if forest land owners are to attain the maximum production per unit area as industrial reforestation efforts in the region increase.

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Canavera, David S. 1977. The status of tree improvement programs for northern tree species. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-29. Upper Darby, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 261-267

 


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