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Wladyslaw Chalupka

Usefulness of hormonal stimulation in the production of genetically improved seeds.

Chalupka W. (1991). Usefulness of hormonal stimulation in the production of genetically improved seeds. Silva Fennica vol. 25 no. 4 article id 5462. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15620

Abstract

Application of growth regulators, primarily gibberellins, has become an efficient method of flowering regulation in many coniferous forest trees. In this paper some results are discussed with respect to various genetic processes in seed orchards. It is concluded that there are still several unsolved problems in the regulation of flowering in forest seed orchards. These problems are related to different genetic processes occurring in the seed orchards and they should be taken into account in endeavouring to produce genetically improved seeds. 

Keywords
seed orchards; flowering regulation; growth regulation; gibberellins; conifers; seed production

Published in 1991

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