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    Author(s): Robert E. Farmer
    Date: 1968
    Source: Forest Farmer 27(13):6-7
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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    Genetics research in southern hardwoods has moved during the past decade from a minor position in a few organizations to major status in most of the South's forest research establishments. This growing interest in tree improvement has stemmed from the increasing use of hardwoods for pulp and a decreasing supply of high-quality hardwood sawtimber. These two aspects of the southern hardwood situation have stimulated broad programs of investigation in which genetics research is essential.

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    Farmer, Robert E., Jr. 1968. Genetic Improvement in Southern Hardwoods. Forest Farmer 27(13):6-7.

    Keywords

    yellow-poplar, cherrybark oak

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