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Operational uses of disease resistance in conifer tree improvement programs. 2005. Hunt, R.S.; Ying, C.C. Pages 89-94 in J.E. Lundquist and R.C. Hamelin, editors. Forest pathology: from genes to landscapes. APS Press, St. Paul, MN.

Year: 2005

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 32470

Language: English

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on field experiences, mainly in British Columbia, Canada, on the operational uses of disease resistance in tree improvement programmes, with special reference to lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), white pine (Pinus monticola), douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), western redcedar (Thuja plicata) and lawson cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana).