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Design of a seed orchard of Gmelina arborea for the production of certified seed in the northern zone of Costa Rica


, : Design of a seed orchard of Gmelina arborea for the production of certified seed in the northern zone of Costa Rica. Tecnologia en Marcha 11(3): 51-58

Details are given of the calculation of the amount of seed required, the size and location of the orchard, clone selection, orchard layout, and progeny testing.


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