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Title: How effective are tree improvement programs in the 50 states?

Author: Risbrudt, Christopher D.; McDonald, Stephen E.;

Date: 1986

Source: Research Paper NC-276. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: All 50 states were surveyed to determine the extent of their activities in producing genetically improved trees for timber production. Describes the funds expended, the species being improved, and the use of State and Private Forestry funds provided for genetic improvement. Projects future timber volumes attributable to genetic improvement, and estimates benefit cost ratios.

Keywords: benefit-cost analysis, genetic improvement, timber production, tree improvement, forest productivity, timber yields, nonindustrial private forestry

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Risbrudt, Christopher D.; McDonald, Stephen E. 1986. How effective are tree improvement programs in the 50 states?. Research Paper NC-276. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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