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Yield and quality of seed from yellow birch progenies.Author(s): Knud E. Clausen
Source: Research Paper NC-183. 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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DescriptionSeed yield in 8- ad 9-year-old yellow birch varied among families and years but averaged more than 1,500 seeds per tree. Long catkins contained more seed than short ones. Seed quality was poor due to insufficient pollination and to differences among trees in flowering phenology.
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CitationClausen, Knud E. 1980. Yield and quality of seed from yellow birch progenies. Research Paper NC-183. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsprovenances, climate catkin dimensions, correlations, pollination, phenology, germination
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