|Sponsor:||Alberta Pacific Forest Industries (ALPAC)|
Object & Deliverables
Ongoing cooperative and company specific tree improvement activities of balsam poplar (ALPAC lead) and aspen (WBAC lead) including orchard maintenance, clonal growth & survival, stooling bed development. Continuation of OF-11-06.
A primary objective was to identify genotypes with superior growth and yield. A secondary objective was to identify material that is suitable for for artificial establishment of deciduous trees in areas that are not satisfactorily reforested as determined by legislated standards.
A final report was submitted by David Kamelchuk M.Sc. (ALPAC) in July 2016.