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Title: The USDA Forest Service National Seed Laboratory

Author: Karrfalt, Robert P.;

Date: 2006

Source: In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 115-118

Publication Series: Proceedings (P)

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Description: The USDA Forest Service National Seed Laboratory has provided seed technology services to the forest and conservation seed and nursery industry for more than 50 years. This paper briefly traces the lab’s evolution from a regional facility concerned principally with southern pines to its newest mission as a national facility working with all native U.S. plants and serving national and international needs.

Keywords: seed testing, germ plasm, tree improvement, gene conservation, technology transfer

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Karrfalt, Robert P. 2006. The USDA Forest Service National Seed Laboratory. In: Riley, L.E.; Dumroese, R.K.; Landis, T.D., tech. coords. 2006. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2005. Proc. RMRS-P-43. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 115-118

 


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