Genetic options for adapting forests to climate changeAuthor(s): Brad St. Clair; Glenn Howe
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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CitationSt. Clair, B.; Howe, G.T. 2009. Genetic options for adapting forests to climate change. Western Forester. 54(1): 9-11.
Keywordsclimate change, genetic management, gene conservation, assisted migration
- Silvicultural options in forests of the southern United States under changing climatic conditions
- Assisted gene flow in the context of large‐scale forest management in California, USA
- National Forest management options in response to climate change
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