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Note from the Editor

The application of genetic concepts to native forest species in Brazil (P. Y. Kageyama and I. de Souza Dias)

Proposed meeting: IUFRO Casuarina working group

New Newsletter

Availability of seed of arid zone species for research purposes

International trials of dry zone hardwood species (C.E. Hughes)

Acacia aneura seed collections for international provenance trials (S.J. Midgley and B.V. Gunn)

Acacia albida Del. - A multipurpose tree for arid and semi-arid zones (E.G. Bonkoungou)

Planned international trials of Liquidambar styraciflua L.

Availability of seed of Central American Pines for ex situ conservation stands, provenance resource stands, breeding populations and provenance testing (G.L. Gibson and R.D. Barnes).

Publications on Australian Acacias and other species

Seed procurement and distribution by the DANIDA Forest Seed Centre (B. Ditlevsen)

Seed available from DANIDA Forest Seed Centre, Denmark

Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter No. 58

The identity of Schwerdtfeger's Central American pine (B.T. Styles)

Recent Technical Notes and Circular Letters from the DANIDA Forest Seed Centre

Conservation of rare hardy plants: a case in point

Germplasm resources of Calliandra calothyrsus Meissn. in Central America and Panama (B. Chang and H. Martínez)

International undertaking and FAO Commission on Plant Genetic Resources

Note on seed sources of Pinus elliottii and P. taeda in U.S.A. (R.P. Karrfalt)

Preliminary results from rooting juvenile cuttings of some Dipterocarp species (J.S. de Muckadell and P. Malim)

International provenance test of redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)

Nitrogen Fixing Tree Research Reports

Latin American Forest Seed Bank (BLSF)

Reports of seed collections by CSIRO Division of Forest Research, Australia during 1983 and 1984

Recent literature of interest

Cover photo: Prosopis sp. in Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Photo by C. Palmberg.