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Genetic variation in ponderosa pine: A 15-year test of provenances in the Great PlainsAuthor(s): David F. Van Haverbeke
Source: Res. Pap. RM-RP-265. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station
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DescriptionSurvival was highest and height growth greatest in ponderosa pine provenances from northcentral Nebraska, southwest South Dakota, and the High Plains region. Genotype x environment interaction was minimal in central and northern Great Plains plantations. Age/age correlations indicate provenances expressing superior height growth can be identified after 5 or 10 years.
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CitationVan Haverbeke, David F. 1986. Genetic variation in ponderosa pine: A 15-year test of provenances in the Great Plains. Res. Pap. RM-RP-265. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16 p.
KeywordsPonderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa, provenance, seed sources, age/age correlations, genotype x environment interaction, adaptive differentiation
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