Home Publications Tree Planters' Notes Tree Planters' Notes Issue 51 (1962) A Quick Method of Collecting and Cleaning Aspen Seed

A Quick Method of Collecting and Cleaning Aspen Seed

In the past few years, the Station has received a number of requests from different forest research organizations for small amounts of seed of aspens (Populus grandidentata and P. tremuloides) and balsam poplar (P. balsamifera). Until this past spring, we collected such seed, cotton and all, from the opening catkins and shipped it uncleaned. We do not know how the recipient handled it, but presume the felted mass was pulled apart and sown in small parts containing several to many seeds.


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Author(s): Eugene I. Roe, Donald P. McCain

Publication: Tree Planters' Notes - Issue 51 (1962)

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