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Notes: July-Stimulated Flowering in Douglas-fir

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Grafted seed-orchard trees lifted and replanted June 30-July 1 produced an average of 23 cones compared with near zero production for corresponding unmoved ramets. Evidence is thus provided for a reversal of partially differentiated vegetative buds to floral differentiation. Forest Sci. 19:288-290.

Keywords: Seed orchards; clones; lifting

Document Type: News

Affiliations: Principal Plant Geneticist, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Publication date: 1973-12-01

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