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    Author(s): Christopher D. Risbrudt; Stephen E. McDonald
    Date: 1986
    Source: Research Paper NC-276. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    All 50 states were surveyed to determine the extent of their activities in producing genetically improved trees for timber production. Describes the funds expended, the species being improved, and the use of State and Private Forestry funds provided for genetic improvement. Projects future timber volumes attributable to genetic improvement, and estimates benefit cost ratios.

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    Citation

    Risbrudt, Christopher D.; McDonald, Stephen E. 1986. How effective are tree improvement programs in the 50 states?. Research Paper NC-276. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    benefit-cost analysis, genetic improvement, timber production, tree improvement, forest productivity, timber yields, nonindustrial private forestry

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