Table of Contents
Vol. 18 (2-3)
An International Review of Forestry an Forest Products
FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FAO - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations was founded at Quebec, Canada, in October 1945 when its member nations agreed to work together to secure a lasting peace through freedom from want. The membership of FAO now stands at 111 nations.
Forestry and Forest Products Division:
Director: N. A. OSARA
Deputy Director: J. C. WESTOBY
Assistant to Director: L. J. VERNELL
Chiefs of Branches:
R. G. FONTAINE
Unasylva - Started in 1947 by MARCEL LELOUP, first Director of the Forestry and Forest Products Division, this quarterly publication is intended to cover a range of interests as wide as that of the Division whose work it mirrors. Signed articles express the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Organization.
Cover photograph: Scots pine Pinus sylvestris plus tree at Bad Hersfeld, Germany,
(Photo: R. Morandini)
In the few cases of difficulty over nomenclature, the Latin names used are those given in the second edition of Rehder's Manual of cultivated trees and shrubs. Abbreviation used in the reference lists follow the Guide to the use of forestry abstracts of the Commonwealth Forestry Bureau.
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J. D. Matthews
Glossary of symbols
Åke Gustafsson and François Mergen
1. Some principles of tree cytology and genetics
2. Population genetics as a basis for selection
Jonathan W. Wright
3. Hybridization between species and races
R. Z. Callaham
4. Provenance research: Investigation of genetic diversity associated with geography
5. Genetics and improvement of exotic trees
P. F. Wareing
6. Tree physiology in relation to genetics and breeding
7. Breeding for resistance to disease in forest trees
8. Breeding for resistance to insect attack in forest trees
Bruce J. Zobel
9. Breeding for wood properties in forest trees
J. D. Matthews
10. Seed production and seed certification
W. Plym Forshell
11. Genetics in forest practice in Sweden
Appendix A - Directions for evaluating and selecting plus trees
Appendix B - Some grafting methods
Appendix C - The anatomy of graft unions in Scots pine and Norway spruce
Appendix D - List of draft chapters and contributed papers
Appendix E - Consultation officers and participants
Pulp and paper prospects in western Europe
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