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Pinus: The Relationship of Seed Size and Seedling Size to Inherent Vigor

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Abstract:

In several experiments the author has endeavored to isolate and evaluate some of the factors ordinarily associated with vigor in pines. He concludes that seed size and seedling size are controlled more by environment than by heredity and cannot therefore be used as indicators of inherent vigor.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forest Geneticist, Institute of Forest Genetics, California Forest and Range Experiment Station maintained by the Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the University of California at Berkeley, Calif.

Publication date: 1945-02-01

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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.

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