Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Forestry development and research. Brazil. A tree improvement programme for Amazonia.

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Based on the work of Pitcher, J.A., recommendations are made for the development of a tree improvement programme including simple mass selection at the nursery stage followed by phenotypic selection in trial plantations. Descriptions are given with special emphasis on particular traits for five native and four exotic species.