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Some Ecological Aspects of Forest Genetics

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Abstract:

In some respects the subject of forest genetics is like the subject of weather. Both are much discussed, but little is done concerning either. Although the author approaches the subject of the relationship between forest genetics and forest ecology from the point of view of the ecological aspects of forest genetics, it might be equally well approached from the point of view of the genetical aspects of forest ecology. In either case it would probably lead to the general conclusion of the author that at present the practical objective of both forest genetics and forest ecology is that the best forest tree types be fitted into favorable habitats.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station

Publication date: 1939-06-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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