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The Relationship between Douglas-Fir Graft Compatibility and Wood Specific Gravity

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Abstract:

The linear correlation between graft compatibility and wood specific gravity was computed for 50 Douglas-fir clones. No significant correlations at the 0.0.5 level were found between graft incompatibility and juvenile wood (rings 4-11), adult wood (rings 50-57), or approximate tree average (rings 4-11 plus 50-57). Lack of correlation discourages use of specific gravity as an aid in selection of graft-compatible plus-trees.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forester, Siuslaw National Forest, Alsea Ranger Sta., Alsea, Ore

Publication date: 1970-11-01

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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