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Species hybridization in the genus PinusAuthor(s): Peter W. Garrett
Source: Res. Pap. NE-436. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionResults of a breeding program in which a large number of pine species were tested indicate that a number of species and hybrids may be useful in the northeastern United States. Austrian black pine x Japanese black pine and hybrids containing Japanese red pine all had good growth rates. While none of the soft pines grew faster than eastern white pine, a number of hybrids grew equally fast and the nonnative component in the crosses may provide pest resistance, which is the number one problem in the Northeast.
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CitationGarrett, Peter W. 1979. Species hybridization in the genus Pinus. Res. Pap. NE-436. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17p.
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