Canadian Forest Service Publications

L'amélioration génétique et le reboisement. 1994. Beaulieu, J. Pages 107-133 dans Compte rendu du Colloque no 112 de l'ACFAS. Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Montréal (Québec), 19 mai 1994.

Year: 1994

Available from: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 39395

Language: French

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First, a brief overview of forest genetics and tree breeding activities realized in Canada and in Quebec in the past is presented. This is followed by a statement of the main accomplishments in that field and examples of genetic gains obtained by the selection of the best sources and individuals for an economically important variety of species used in the reforestation program in Quebec. Finally, a description of the medium-term outlook for the strategies supporting the reforestation program and the research activities in forest genetics and tree improvement that should be either pursued or initiated concludes this paper.

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