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Fresh and Stored Pollen From Slash and Loblolly Pines Compared For Seed YieldsAuthor(s): John F. Kraus; Davie L. Hunt
Source: Res. Note SE-143. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSeed yields showed no consistent differences between fresh and stored pollen from 8 years of controlled pollination on slash pine and 4 years on loblolly pine. Collection of male strobili at the proper stage of pollen maturity was an important factor in obtaining good seed yields from stored pollen. Criteria are described which were useful in determining when to collect male strobili.
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CitationKraus, John F.; Hunt, Davie L. 1970. Fresh and Stored Pollen From Slash and Loblolly Pines Compared For Seed Yields. Res. Note SE-143. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
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