The Genetic Improvement of Black Walnut for Timber Production

  • Walter F. Beineke


The genus Juglans is an economically important group grown for timber and nuts. The breeding of walnut species has been reviewed by Forde (1975), but breeding for nut production in Persian walnut (Juglans regia) was stressed.


Genetic Improvement Vegetative Propagation Seed Orchard Broad Sense Heritability Progeny Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter F. Beineke
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Forestry and Natural ResourcesPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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