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Radial Growth of Nine Selected 18-Year-Old Baldcypress Provenances Under Prolonged DroughtAuthor(s): P. Joy Young; Jim L. Chambers
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 592
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionCoastal and bottomland restoration have prompted an interest in species that tolerate wetland and/or saline conditions. It has been suggested that provenance tests may be used to explore a species’ response to global climate change (Matyas 1994). Baldcypress, [Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich], a canopy dominant in the lower Atlantic and Gulf coast plains, has a broad distribution. Although the wide range suggests a large degree of genetic variability, no studies have explored the genetic variation in radial growth response to drought.
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CitationYoung, P. Joy; Chambers, Jim L. 2004. Radial Growth of Nine Selected 18-Year-Old Baldcypress Provenances Under Prolonged Drought. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–71. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. pp. 592
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