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Breeding Methods in Tree Improvement

The two previous papers have presented a very thorough account of current information on heritabilities for wood and morphological characteristics. A primary purpose for determining heritability figures is to better orient breeding methods. How, then, can this information be used in the current tree improvement programs and how will it affect silviculture in the long run?

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Author(s): Franklin C. Cech

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