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Techniques and Possibilities for Douglas-Fir Breeding

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A technique for controlling pollination is Pseudotsuga is described, and results are presented for small tests including selfing, intra-species crossing, and inter-species crossing. The author discusses possibilities for applying the technique to genetical improvement of Douglas-fir through selective breeding and hybridization.

Document Type: Journal Article

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

Publication date: January 1, 1950

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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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