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Effects of Pollen Viability and Vigor on Seed Production of Loblolly Pine

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Agar germination testing and pollen respiration were good predictors of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) pollen germination in vivo (R² = 0.82 and 0.70) and total seed (R² = 0.88 and 0.81). These tests were less accurate when used to predict percent filled seed (R² = 0.79 and 0 85). Pollen age in this study (stored at 6-8% moisture and 3.30 C) was linearly related to percent empty seed (r² = 0.65). South. J. Appl. For. 14(1):33-38.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: North Carolina State University, College of Forest Resources, Box 8002, Raleigh, NC 27695-8002

Publication date: February 1, 1990

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
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