Home Publications Tree Improvement and Genetics Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference 12th Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference (1973) Family Differences in Early Growth and Wood Specific Gravity of American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Family Differences in Early Growth and Wood Specific Gravity of American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

As part of a selection project to create strains for use under intensive culture, 64 wind-pollinated families were planted in an 8x8 triple lattice twice design using 4-tree square plots at a spacing of 4x4 feet. The plantation was clear-cut at the end of the fourth growing season to reveal family differences in sprout regrowth.


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Author(s): Charles D. Webb, Roger P. Belanger, Robert G. McAlpine

Publication: Tree Improvement and Genetics - Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference - 1973

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