Clone Identification

  • W. M. Cheliak


Conservation, selection and breeding, and propagation constitute the three basic phases of a tree improvement program. To be effective, each of these depends upon accurate pedigree and germplasm documentation. Conceptually, germplasm and their associated pedigrees can be considered genetic resources to be used and managed to improve a domesticated population. These resources typically include various types of open- and control-pollinated families, as well as clones.


Forest Tree Seed Orchard Root Stock Tree Improvement Program Christmas Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. Cheliak
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  1. 1.Biorational Control Agents ProgramForest Pest Management InstituteSault Ste. MarieCanada

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