Notes: Effects of Branch Girdling on the Production of Male and Female Strobili in Longleaf Pine

Author: Varnell, R. J.

Source: Forest Science, Volume 16, Number 2, 1 June 1970 , pp. 195-196(2)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Partial girdling of primary branches in the upper portion of the crown did not affect production of female strobili, but it did increase the proportion of male-bearing branches appreciably. Forest Sci. 16: 195-196.

Keywords: Flowering; Pinus palustris; reproductive behavior

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Associate Plant Physiologist, Naval Stores and Timber Production Laboratory, Southeast. Forest Exp. Sta., Forest Service, USDA, Olustee, Florida

Publication date: June 1, 1970

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