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Tree-breeding technique: some effects of continuous baggingAuthor(s): Jonathan W. Wright
Source: Forest Research Note NE-5. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionIn tree-breeding operations, it is standard practice to protect the tree flowers with vegetable parchment or sausage-casing bags during the pollination period so no unwanted pollen can get to them. Since the bags often damage the tree, they are usually removed as soon as the pollination period ends - within 2 or 3 weeks.
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CitationWright, Jonathan W. 1951. Tree-breeding technique: some effects of continuous bagging. Forest Research Note NE-5. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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