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Managing Forest Ecosystems #25: Forest Tree Breeding in Europe: Current State-Of-The-Art and Perspectives

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Forest tree breeding has been ongoing for more than 70 years across Europe. It has successfully generated improved varieties for the major economical forest tree species. They are part of the present European forestry landscape and largely contribute to intensive wood production and other forest activities. In this book, we describe the state-of-art of breeding for the main forest tree species. We provide a comprehensive, unique and up-to-date overview of the major scientific results and breeding achievements gathered from the many programmes scattered across Europe. The book is divided into 10 chapters, each as a monograph corresponding to a species or group of species Abies spp.,

Synopsis:

This book examines national and collaborative programmes for genetic improvement of the ten most important forest tree species across Europe. It illustrates the diversity of breeding strategies and proposes perspectives for future collaborative breeding.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction L.E.Pâques Part I: Breeding of Confires 2. Larches (Larix sp.) L.E. Pâques, E. Foffová, B. Heinze, M.A. Lelu-Walter, M. Liesebach, G. Philippe Introduction The Starting Point: Description of the Geographical Organization of Genetic Diversity Larch Breeding Today European-Wide Breeding Perspectives 3. Norway Spruce (Picea abies (L.) H.Karst.) G. Jansson, D. Danusevičius, H. Grotehusman, J. Kowalczyk, D. Krajmerova, T. Skrøppa, H. Wolf Introduction Description of the Geographical Organization of Genetic Diversity Norway Spruce Breeding Major Achievements and Results Forest Regeneration Material Deployment European-Wide Breeding Perspectives 4. Sitka Sruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.) S. Lee, D. Thompson, J. Kehlet Hansen Introduction Breeding Quantitative Data Wood Quality Forest Reproductive Material Deployment and Genetic Gains Knowledge Gaps and Research Needs European-Wide Breeding Perspectives 5. Mediterranean Pines (Pinus halepensis Mill. and brutia Ten.)M. Regina Chambel, J. Climent, C. Pichot, F. Ducci Introduction Taxonomy, Biology and Ecology of Aleppo Pine The Current Situation as a Starting Point for Breeding Current Breeding Programmes, Description and Results

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400761452
Author:
P. Ques, Luc E.
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Jindal, Sk Ed
Author:
Pâques, Luc E.
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Biotechnology
Subject:
Breeding strategy
Subject:
Forest Reproductive Material
Subject:
Forestry.
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
tree improvement
Subject:
Plant Breeding/Biotechnology
Subject:
Tree Biology
Subject:
Plant Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
Environmental Engineering-Forestry
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Life sciences
Subject:
B
Subject:
Biomedical and Life Sciences
Subject:
Plant breeding
Subject:
Forests and forestry
Subject:
Trees
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Series:
Managing Forest Ecosystems
Series Volume:
25
Publication Date:
20130420
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
500
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

Related Subjects

» Engineering » Environmental Engineering » Forestry
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» Science and Mathematics » Botany » General

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