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Role of the Pacific Forest Research Centre in testing tree seeds under international rules. 1983. Edwards, D.G.W. The Forestry Chronicle 59(2): 67-69.

Year: 1983

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 2347

Language: English

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The role of the Pacific Forest Research Centre, in its function as a member station authorized by the International Seed Testing Association to issue official certificates of seed quality, is described for the period 1978-1982. International Seed Analysis Certificates for 349 seedlots, representing over 10 000 kg at a market value estimated to be between $2-3 million (Canadian), have been issued. Interrelationships with the OECD Scheme for certification of tree seeds are also discussed.