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Potential Genetic Gain Through Tissue Culture

  • R. Timmis
  • M. M. Abo El-Nil
  • R. W. Stonecypher
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Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC, volume 24-26)

Abstract

Tissue culture, and its probable future developments, have the potential to greatly accelerate the genetic improvement of forest yield. Initially, improvement will result from the micropropagation of superior genotypes. Later, however, tissue culture may provide the essential route back to whole plants from germplasm, selected or further improved by new biotechnologies.

Keywords

Genetic Gain Seed Orchard Progeny Test Selection Intensity Generation Interval 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Timmis
  • M. M. Abo El-Nil
  • R. W. Stonecypher

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