Advanced Tree Breeding And Propagation Strategies For Radiata Pine

In the report I will use relevant examples from the three key areas of study to illustrate a discussion of the underlying concepts of tree breeding and propagation as they are currently practised in New Zealand. I will not attempt to present much of the technical tree breeding detail which was discussed during the study tour, as this will not be directly relevant to many readers. Readers wishing to discuss a particular point in greater depth are encouraged to do so, and may contact the author using the details given at the beginning of this report.