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    Author(s): Brad St. Clair; Glenn Howe
    Date: 2009
    Source: Western Forester
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Successful reforestation requires planted or naturally regenerated seedlings that are well suited to the site. To ensure adapted seedlings, forest managers must be prepared and plan for climate change. Genetic options for adapting to climate change are discussed in the context of both naturally regenerated and planted forests.

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    St. Clair, B.; Howe, G.T. 2009. Genetic options for adapting forests to climate change. Western Forester. 54(1): 9-11.


    climate change, genetic management, gene conservation, assisted migration

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