Canadian Forest Service Publications

Guide des essais de semences forestières en laboratoire. 1994. Edwards, D.G.W.; Wang, B.S.P.; Boross, P.A. Ressources naturelles Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Institut forestier national de Petawawa, Chalk River (Ontario). Rapport d'information PI-X-110F. 57 p.

Year: 1994

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 11714

Language: French

Series: Information Report (Petawawa)

Availability: PDF (download)

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This publication describes detailed training guidelines of tree seed testing that are used at both national and international levels. An historical overview of tree seed testing in Canada is also given.

The basic requirements of testing are included along with applications to numerous species. Several exercices complete the text to verify theoretical and practical knowledge of testing. Because the material contains all the usual procedures of tree seed testing and follows guidelines of the International Tree Seed Testing Association, it forms an useful document for all those working in seed testing.

Also available under the title:
A training guide for laboratory analysis of forest tree seeds (English)