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Variation in basic Density and Anatomical properties of Eucalyptus Tereticornis sm. Clones

Author Affiliations

  • 1Head of the Department of Botany, Visakha Govt. Degree and PG College (W), Old Jail Road, Visakhapatnam -530020, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (ISC-2013), Pages 271-274, (2014)

Abstract

The basic density, anatomical properties of certain clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis developed by ITC Bhadrachalam were reported. The five clones represented by four trees each of four and half years old, were from Sarapaka, Andhra Pradesh. There was clone-to-clone variation for all the properties studied except for vessel length, fibre diameter and fibre percentage. The girth was positively correlated with ray and parenchyma percentage and negatively with vessel percentage. Basic density was positively correlated with fibre length and vessel diameter and negatively correlated with vessel frequency.

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