Canadian Forest Service Publications
Effects of seed size on seedling attributes in Sitka spruce. 1994. Chaisurisri, K.; Edwards, D.G.W.; El-Kassaby, Y.A. New Forests 8: 81-87.
Issued by: National Capital Region
Catalog ID: 10809
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No statistically-significant effects of size (small and large) of wind-pollinated seeds from 18 seed-orchard clones could be found in the attributes of 8-month-old seedlings of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong) Carr.). Clonal variations in seedling attributes was highly significant (P < 0.01), but these variations were within regional specifications for operationally-produced nursery stock.