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Genetic Improvement of Pecan for Wood Production

A program involving individual tree and stand selection, provenance and progeny testing of native pecan is in progress at Louisiana State University. Research progress and planning is summarized and preliminary results are presented and discussed. Additional keywords : genecology, selection, breeding, hybridization, Carya illinoensis , C . x lecontei

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Author(s): John C. Adams, Bart A. Thielges

Publication: Tree Improvement and Genetics - Central States Forest Tree Improvement Conference - 1974