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Better Forest Management Through Better Adaptation

Progress toward fuller understanding of adaptation, and especially of its significance and practical employment in forest management, has not been spectacular or rapid. Research in this area represents the efforts of many investigators in many lands over a long period of time. No attempt will be made here to review the very large number of studies that have been published on this subject, but it may be of interest to mention a few; also it may be relevant to note that a rather large number of past investigations have dealt mainly with provenance in relation to climatic factors

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Author(s): T. E. Maki

Publication: Tree Improvement and Genetics - Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference - 1963