Scientific paper

Variation, Association and Inheritance of Juvenile Wood Properties of Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden with Special Reference to the Effect of Rate of Growth

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 157, issue 1, 1991 , pages: 16–23
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1991.9629094
Author(s): F.S. MalanDivision of Forestry and Forest Technology, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research,


In South Africa existing knowledge on the properties of the juvenile wood of Eucalyptus grandis, their variation and intercorrelation is seriously lacking and not in accordance with the species commercial importance. Such information is important because of the fact that a large proportion of this species is grown under intensive short-rotation management for the production of mining timber and pulpwood.

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