Notes: Five-Year Performance of Self-Pollinated Slash Pines

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Selfed slash pine (Pinus elliottii var. elliottii Engelm.) progenies provided reliable in-heritance information on rust susceptibility but not on survival or height growth. The self: wind survival ratios were about the same in the field as in the nursery for self-compatible progenies, but average inbreeding depression in height increased from 21 to 34 percent. Forest Sci. 18:246.

Keywords: Pinus elliottii; progeny tests

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Principal Plant Geneticist at the Institute of Forest Genetics, South. Forest Exp. Stn., USDA Forest Serv., Gulfport, Miss.

Publication date: September 1, 1972

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