Canadian Forest Service Publications

A training guide for laboratory analysis of forest tree seeds. 1995. Edwards, D.G.W.; Wang, B.S.P. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre, Victoria, BC. Information Report BC-X-356. 64 p.

Year: 1995

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 4107

Language: English

Series: Information Report (PFC - Victoria)

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

The basics and requirements of testing are included along with applications to numerous species. Several exercises complete the text to emphasize theoretical and practical knowledge of testing. Since the material contains all the usual procedures of tree seed testing and follows the guidelines of the International Tree Seed Testing Association, it forms an effective document for all tree seed workers.

Also available under the title:
Guide des essais de semences forestières en laboratoire (French)