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Notes: Apical Dominance in Multishoot Cultures From Aspen Roots

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Removal of apices from quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) root suckers at different stages of development prevented the establishment or reduced the effects of apical dominance and increased the number of sucker apices produced from root cuttings. Correlative inhibition by apical buds appeared to be influenced by environment. Forest Sci. 18:147-149.

Keywords: Populus tremuloides; Root suckering; correlative inhibition

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Plant Physiologist, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Exp. Sta., Ogden, Utah 84401

Publication date: June 1, 1972

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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.
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