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Effect of Environment and Seed Source On Mineral Content of Jack Pine Seedlings

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Abstract:

Pinus banksiana Lamb. seedlings from the eastern, central, and western part of the natural range of the species were grown under three photoperiods and three temperatures in controlled environment rooms, and in a greenhouse. An analysis of NPK and ash content verified the presence of differences due to the source of the seed, and illustrated the importance of environmental conditions during progeny evaluation. Certain environmental conditions masked genetic differences, while other conditions maximized them.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Graduate Student, School of Forestry, Yale Univ, New Haven, Conn.

Publication date: December 1, 1965

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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.

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