The occurrence of distinctive growth-form variation among native tree species is a matter of frequent observation. Study of such variation offers the possibility of selecting promising types for the genetic improvement of tree planting stock. In the case of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.), variation in growth-form is a notable character.
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication date: January 1, 1941
More about this publication?
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.