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Chapter 5 - Geographic Variation - Trees in Place

As described in chapter 1, loblolly pine has the largest total volume of all southern pines and is exceeded only by shortleaf pine in area of natural range. However, timber volume is concentrated in well-defined population centers rather than spread uniformly over areas of similar soil, rainfall, and temperature.

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Author(s): Keith W. Dorman

Publication: The Genetics and Breeding of Southern Pines - Part III. Variation Among Geographic Locations