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Genetic principlesAuthor(s): Ronald P. Overton; David T. Funk
Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 2.02
Publication Series: Other
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionTree growth is a function of both environment and genetic makeup. All forest management activities during a rotation from establishment to harvest affect the genetic composition and the environment of a stand. Silvicultural practices which fail to take both of these factors into account will reduce forest productivity.
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CitationOverton, Ronald P.; Funk, David T. 1989. Genetic principles. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 2.02
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