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Assessing the Potential Oleoresin Yields of Slash Pine Progenies at Juvenile AgesAuthor(s): A.E. Squillace; Charles R. Gansel
Source: Res. Note SE-95. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe potential oleoresin yields of slash pine progenies can be assessed at juvenile ages, 7 to 8 years earlier than with previous methods. Seeds are sown in peat pots, outplanted shortly after germination at a spacing of 14 by 3 feet, and given intensive cultural treatment. At 26 years from seed, when the trees average about 9 feet tall, their potential yields are evaluated by a miniature chipping technique.
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CitationSquillace, A.E.; Gansel, Charles R. 1968. Assessing the Potential Oleoresin Yields of Slash Pine Progenies at Juvenile Ages. Res. Note SE-95. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
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