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An Accelerated Operational-Scale Tree Improvement Program for Northern Red Oak

Procedures for an accelerated tree improvement strategy for northern red oak are discussed. The improvement scheme is directed toward juvenile trait selection, primarily early height growth and survival to enhance outplanting success. A timetable of activities and estimated labor and materials is also presented.

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Author(s): J. K. Bailey, Kim C. Steiner

Publication: Tree Improvement and Genetics - North Central Tree Improvement Conference - 1989