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Chapter 17 - Research Needs in Southern Pine Breeding

The southern pines may be easier to manipulate genetically than slower growing tree species in other regions, but this does not make them easy in comparison to ornamental shrubs or annual crop plants. The fact that they are trees places stringent restrictions on the kind and number of things that the tree breeder can do with them.

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Author(s): Keith W. Dorman

Publication: The Genetics and Breeding of Southern Pines - Part VI. Breeding and Southern Pines