International Review of Forestry Research

International Review of Forestry Research

Volume 3

1st Edition - January 1, 1970

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  • Editors: John A. Romberger, Peitsa Mikola
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483218427

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International Review of Forestry Research, Volume 3 reviews some areas of forest science that are of growing importance. The book discusses the advances in poplar breeding; the economics of yield planning; and the mycorrhizal inoculation in afforestation. The text also describes the heart rots in living trees; and the biochemical approaches to forest genetics. People involved in forest research, silviculture, and populiculture will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors


    Contents of Previous Volumes

    Recent Advances in Poplar Breeding

    I. Introduction

    II. Species, Hybrids, and Their Nomenclature

    III. Phenotypes

    IV. Genotypes and Heredity

    V. Selection and Breeding

    VI. Controlled Hybridizations

    VII. Breeding for Particular Purposes

    VIII. Conclusions


    The Economics of Yield Planning

    I. Definition of Terms

    II. The Historical Development of Yield Planning

    III. Preconditions for Rational Yield Planning

    IV. Standard Treatments

    V. Yield Planning in Practice


    Mycorrhizal Inoculation in Afforestation

    I. Introduction

    II. History and Present Use of Mycorrhizal Inoculation

    III. Technique of Inoculation

    IV. Introduced and Spontaneous Infection

    V. Discussion

    VI. Recommendations


    Heart Rots in Trees

    I. Introduction

    II. Fungi Causing Heart Rot

    III. Infection Courts

    IV. Establishment of Heart Rot Fungi

    V. Progress of Heart Rots

    VI. Detection of Heart Rots

    VII. Estimation of Decay in Living Trees

    VIII. Control of Heart Rots in Forest Stands


    Biochemical Approaches to Forest Genetics

    I. Introduction

    II. Basic Concept of Inheritance

    III. Inheritance in Trees

    IV. Growth

    V. Summary and Conclusions


    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 340
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1970
  • Published: January 1, 1970
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483218427

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John A. Romberger

Peitsa Mikola

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