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Title: Growth, yield, and disease resistance of 7- to 12-year-old poplar clones in the north central United States.
Author: Netzer, D.A.; Tolsted, D.N.; Ostry, M. E.; Isebrands, J. G.; Riemenschneider, D.E.; Ward, K.T.
Publication: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-229. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 31 p.
Key Words: Hybrid poplar, intensive culture, biomass yields, disease resistance, hybrid trials.
Abstract: Summarizes growth, yield, and disease resistance of 95 poplar clones at or near rotation age (culmination of mean annual increment). Plantations were established from 1986 to 1992 in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota. Clones DN164, DN177, DN154, NM2, NE264, DN170, and DN21 are recommended for further testing.
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