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Notes: Anomalous Growth of Unpollinated Shortleaf Pine Conelets

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Abstract:

A shortleaf pine growing in a central Louisiana seed orchard produced unpollinated conelets that enlarged and matured during the first year but yielded no seed. Pollinated conelets on this tree required the usual 2 years to mature and yield normal seed. Forest Sci. 21:399-400.

Keywords: Pinus echinata; cone development; pollination

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Principal Silviculturist, Southern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Pineville, La. 71360

Publication date: 1975-12-01

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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.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
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