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A Look at Forest Tree Improvement Work in Scandinavia, West Germany, and Holland

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A brief description of forest tree genetics and tree breeding work in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, West Germany, and Holland. Some of the more interesting research programs are described. The relationship between the research and breeding approach and the forest management practices and evolutionary history of two of the most important European species is considered. European experiences are applied to current research efforts in the United States.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Plant Geneticist, Institute of Forest Genetics, Rhinelander, Wis.

Publication date: July 1, 1964

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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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