A dynamic research program is essential to a flourishing Christmas tree industry. There should be a constant search for better tree varieties, improved hybrids, greater understanding of the relation between tree growth and site, more practical cultural techniques for growing high-quality trees, and improved marketing procedures. If this is not done, the traditional evergreen Christmas tree may be replaced by a synthetic substitute.
Document Type: Journal Article
Research forester, Central States Forest Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U. S. Dept. Agric., field office maintained in cooperation with Berea College, Ky.
Publication date: November 1, 1965
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