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Title: Genetically Improved Cottonwoods - A Research and Development Success

Author: Johnson, R. L.;

Date: 1972

Source: Sound American Forestry. Proceedings of the 1972 National Convention, Society of American Forester. 113-119

Publication Series: Paper (invited, offered, keynote)

Description: Planting and cultural treatments developed for cottonwood (Populus deltoides) by research and private industry have succeeded on thousands of acres in the Lower Mississippi River Valley. From thousands of progeny of trees in the region,14 cottonwood clones for commercial production were chosen by researchers at the Southern Hardwoods Laboratory through nursery and field tests.

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Johnson, R. L. 1972. Genetically Improved Cottonwoods - A Research and Development Success. In: Sound American Forestry. Proceedings of the 1972 National Convention, Society of American Forester. 113-119.

 


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