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Hybrid poplar planting in the Lake StatesAuthor(s): Paul O. Rudolf
Source: Sta. Pap. No. 14. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Lake States Forest Experiment Station. 22 p.
Publication Series: Other
Station: Lake States Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionPoplars are among our fastest growing trees. Many of them are also relatively easy to grow from cuttings and to hybridize by means of cut flower-bearing twigs. Their wood is in demand for pulpwood, veneer for match and crate production, boxboards, and other uses. For these reasons there has been interest in many countries in selecting and breeding poplars. The tree breeder's goal has been the development of a tree which will produce large volumes of suitable wood on short rotations.
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CitationRudolf, Paul O. 1948. Hybrid poplar planting in the Lake States. Sta. Pap. No. 14. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Lake States Forest Experiment Station. 22 p.
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