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    Author(s): USDA FS
    Date: 1982
    Source: General Technical Report NC-81. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Instructions, illustrated with examples and experimental results, are given for the controlled-environment propagation and selection of poplar clones. Greenhouse and growth-room culture of poplar stock plants and scions are described, and statistical techniques for discriminating among clones on the basis of growth variables are emphasized.

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    Citation

    USDA FS 1982. Methods of rapid, early selection of poplar clones for maximum yield potential: a manual of procedures. General Technical Report NC-81. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    controlled-environment, Populus, growth, selection indices, hybrids, poplar

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