Early Results of a Sugar Maple Provenance Study

In 1964 the Burlington project of the Northeastern Forest Experiment Station began a provenance study of 30 sugar maple (Ater saccharum Marsh.) sources ranging from Oklahoma to New Brunswick. This study is designed to assess the nature and extent of variation in sugar maple and to provide juvenile-mature correlations of certain characteristics, including sap sugar concentration.


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Author(s): George E. Howe

Publication: Tree Improvement and Genetics - Northeastern Forest Tree Improvement Conference - 1968

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