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Evidences of the inheritance of turpentine composition in slash pineAuthor(s): A.E. Squillace; Gordon S. Fisher
Source: In: Joint Proceedings of the Second Genetics Workshop of the Society of American Foresters and the Seventh Lake States Forest Tree Improvement Conference; Res. Pap. NC-6. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 53-60
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionWithin-species variation in turpentine composition has promise of great utility in pine genetics. Most of the early work on turpentine composition dealt with species differences, and the utility of such variation in the taxonomy of pines is well known (Mirov 1961). With the development of gas chromatographic techniques, intensive study of individual tree differences has become possible (Bannister et al. 1959; Williams and Bannister 1962); and this type of variation has been shown to occur in several pine species (Bannister et al. 1962; Blight and McDonald 1964; Smith, 1964a).
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CitationSquillace, A.E.; Fisher, Gordon S. 1966. Evidences of the inheritance of turpentine composition in slash pine. In: Joint Proceedings of the Second Genetics Workshop of the Society of American Foresters and the Seventh Lake States Forest Tree Improvement Conference; Res. Pap. NC-6. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 53-60
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