Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1978 Effect of parent tree and crop year on scots pine seed weight

Effect of parent tree and crop year on scots pine seed weight

Seed sizing has operational advantages in container nurseries because it helps assure a uniform number of seed per cavity and is reputed to increase total percent and rate of germination. However, the genetic base could be unnecessarily reduced if seed from certain parent trees is excluded. This does not appear to be a major risk with Scots pine.


Download this file:

PDF document Download this file — PDF document, 256Kb

Details

Author(s): Richard W. Tinus

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1978

Event: Nurseryman's conference and seed processing workshop
1978 - Eureka, CA

Personal tools