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Eucalypt Domestication and Breeding

By: KG Eldridge, J Davidson and G van Wyk

320 pages, 56 b/w photos, 46 line illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Aug 1994 | #35553 | ISBN: 0198548664
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #28742 | ISBN: 019854149X
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A guide to improving production of this increasingly cultivated forest species.

The book is aimed at plant breeders and plantation managers involved in eucalypt wood production, but it is also a useful and easily readable resource book for students, ecologists, land-use planners, and others with an interest in eucalypts and their environments.--Book Reviews


Introduction; 1. Eucalypts natural and planted; 2. Genetic resources of eucalypts; 3. Matching species and provenances to site; 4. Testing species and provenances; 5. Eucalyptus camaldulensis; 6. Eucalyptus deglupta; 7. Eucalyptus delegatensis; 8. Eucalyptus fastigata; 9. Eucalyptus globulus; 10. Eucalyptus grandis and E. saligna; 11. Eucalyptus nitens; 12. Eucalyptus obliqua; 13. Eucalyptus regnans; 14. Eucalyptus tereticornis; 15. Eucalyptus urophylla; 16. Eucalyptus viminalis; 17. Breeding strategies and breeding plans; 18. Reproductive biology of eucalypts; 19. Selection and breeding; 20. Seed production; 21. Mass vegetative propagation; 22. Looking ahead; Glossary; References; Index

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