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Oleoresin Yields for Slash Pines from Seven Seed Sources

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Tests were made of the oleoresin-yielding potential of Pinus eliottii elliotii from a number of geographic sources planted in Louisiana 200 miles west of the natural range of the species. Seed sources ranging from South Carolina to Florida and westward to Louisiana did not differ in oleoresin yield under microchipping, nor in viscosity and and exudation pressure of the resin. Individual trees, by contrast, varied greatly, their productivity being correlated with diameter, length of live crown, ratio of crown length to total height of tree, and viscosity of resin.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: A Member of the Southeastern Forest Expt. Stat., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric.

Publication date: 1964-06-01

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
    Ranking: 16 of 66 in forestry

    Also published by SAF:
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