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Abstract

Gives a short historical review of research at the Italian Poplar Institute at Casale Monferrato on Poplar breeding and the development of economic silvicultural techniques for use in Poplar growing. KEYWORDS: tree breeding \ tree breeding \ plant breeding \ programmes \ Genetics \ Populus \ ...

Author(s)
Castellani, E.; Prevosto, M.
Citation
Papers. 2nd FAO/IUFRO World Consult. For. Tree Breed., Washington, 1969, No. FO-FTB-69-13/4, pp vi + 11 pp.
Abstract

Tabulates and discusses data from a study in two 10-year-old Poplar stands in the Po valley, exploited by (a) traditional, largely manual methods and (b) modern, largely mechanical techniques. The times taken for felling, trimming, cross-cutting, preparing assortments, extraction from the...

Author(s)
Prevosto, M.
Citation
Cellulosa e Carta, 1970, 21, 70, pp 14-26
Abstract

First results of a continuing study in the Po valley suggest that the yield losses in square 1-ha. fields surrounded by Poplars are 10%-worth less than the yield from the trees. The yield depression due to Poplar rows 15-20 m. high at 7-10 years of age was greatest in the first 5 m., disappearing...

Author(s)
Prevosto, M.
Publisher
Instituto di Sperimentazione per la Pioppicoltura, Casale Monferrato, Italy
Citation
Coltura di ripa del pioppo e sua influenza sulla produzione di alcune piante erbacee., 1959, pp 14 pp.