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[Archive] Super sitka for the 90’s

Lead Author: D.A. Rook

Home publication [Archive] Super sitka for the 90’s

This Bulletin presents the information from a meeting in 1990 which was focused on Sitka spruce in Britain. The keynote speaker discussed the use of cuttings in spruce plantations throughout the world. A series of speakers then dealt with the following aspects, all of which are provided in this Bulletin: breeding strategy and levels of genetic improvement available; vegetative propagation methods; silvicultural practices for plantations of cuttings; relationship between growth and timber quality; increases in volume and revenue from the use of cuttings.


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