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Notes: Cotyledon and Primary Needle Variation in Loblolly Pine From Mesic and Xeric Seed Sources

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Cotyledons and primary needles in loblolly pines (Pinus taeda L.) of Bastrop County, Texas, provenance have morphological modifications which should tend to conserve moisture during drought. Forest Sci. 23:33-36.

Keywords: Adaptations; Pinus taeda; drought resistance; needle morphology; provenance

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Professor, School of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75961

Publication date: March 1, 1977

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