Kuser clonal provenance trials in New Zealand

Saunders, Harry; McConnochie, Ruth
February 2007
New Zealand Tree Grower;Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p8
The article offers information on the Kuser redwood collection provenance trials in New Zealand. Professor John Kuser of Rutgers University started a collection of clones from 98 different redwood strands found in the California coast for the intention of comparing the effect of environmental conditions on the performance of redwoods. The New Zealand provenance trials began in 1990 with the help of Bill Libby with the Fletcher Challenge Forests in the Bay of Plenty. The article also discusses trial plantings from 2000 and trial design.


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