Skip to Main Content
Performance of Australian provenances of Eucalyptus grandis and Eucalyptus saligna in HawaiiAuthor(s): Roger G. Skolmen
Source: Res. Paper PSW-181. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 8 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
Download Publication (575 KB)
DescriptionAustralian provenances of Eucalyptus grandis and E. saligna were compared at four locations on the island of Hawaii to seek seed sources better than those in current use which were introduced earlier from unrecorded locations in Australia. A broad range of latitude and elevation was represented among the provenances. At all four locations, most E. grandis provenances outgrew most E. saligna. Considerable consistency was demonstrated among the good and poor provenances at each site. Although most differences between provenances were not statistically significant at the 5 percent level, the consistently good performance of several E. grandis provenances led to the recommendation that these seed sources be collected in Australia for future planting on similar sites on the island.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationSkolmen, Roger G. 1986. Performance of Australian provenances of Eucalyptus grandis and Eucalyptus saligna in Hawaii. Res. Pap. PSW-RP-181. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 8 p.
KeywordsEucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus saligna, genetics, provenance tests, Hawaii
- Tests of 36 Eucalyptus species in northern California
- Benefits of Eucalyptus-Albizia mixtures vary by site on Hawaii Island
- Converging patterns of vertical variability in leaf morphology and nitrogen across seven Eucalyptus plantations in Brazil and Hawaii, USA
XML: View XML