Notes: Variation in Oleoresin-Yielding Potential of Selected Slash Pines
Author: Peters, William J.
Source: Forest Science, Volume 17, Number 3, 1 September 1971 , pp. 306-307(2)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:The oleoresin-yielding abilities of slash pine trees selected for form and vigor from throughout the species' range were measured on grafted ramets by a microchipping technique. High-yielding trees occurred at random throughout the range. Broadsense heritability of yield was 89 percent, and high yields were positively correlated with tree vigor. The data indicate that a profitable gain in producing trees with all three traits could be made by selecting for high yield from among trees originally selected for vigor and form. Forest Sci. 17:306-307.
Document Type: News
Affiliations: Biological Laboratory Technician at the Southeastern Forest Exp. Sta., Forest Service, USDA, Olustee, Fla.
Publication date: 1 September 1971
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