If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Allozyme Analysis of Pitch X Loblolly Pine Hybrids Produced by Supplemental Mass-Pollination

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


Allozyme genetic markers were used to evaluate the effectiveness of supplemental mass-pollination for the production of pitch X loblolly pine hybrids. On the basis of the frequency of a loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) marker in the pollen pools (gametes effective in fertilization) of six mass-pollinated clones of pitch pine (Pinus rigida Mill.), the average proportion of hybrid seed set was estimated as 0.11; however, that estimate varied considerably among clones (0.01-0.32). Proportions of hybrids in 1-year-old nursery-grown progeny, as estimated by morphological features, also varied widely among clones, but averaged 0.20. The discrepancy between the allozyme and nursery estimates and the low frequency of hybrids are discussed, emphasizing the potential usefulness of allozyme markers in future studies of supplemental mass-pollination. Forest Sci. 29:423-432.

Keywords: Pinus rigida; Pinus taeda; genetic marker; pollen pool

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Professor, School of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331

Publication date: June 1, 1983

More about this publication?
  • 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.
  • Membership Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content



Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more