Table of Contents

Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: Forest Genetics - Concepts, Scope, History and Importance; SECTION I: BASIC PRINCIPLES; SECTION II: GENETIC VARIATION IN NATURAL POPULATIONS; SECTION III: TREE IMPROVEMENT; SECTION IV: BIOTECHNOLOGY; References; Index Providing a comprehensive introduction to the principles of genetics as important to forest trees, this text integrates the varied sub-disciplines of genetics and their applications in gene conservation, tree improvement and biotechnology.